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Bali COVID-19 Handling Task Force recorded a significant increase in the recovery rate in Bali as of Saturday (6/2), with 384 patients having recovered in one day. At the same time, officials confirmed a decline in daily new cases, which had reduced to 139 patients in Denpasar on Saturday, from a previous 277 daily rate recorded several days ago.

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Every day, Tabanan’s Kediri Police trucks patrol the district to enforce safety protocols while blasting reminders through the loudspeaker. The daily task was approached differently on Thursday (4/2), as officers distributed free fresh vegetables to village residents during their patrol.

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The nearly two-decade-long wait for the victims of the Bali Bombings has been responded to by the Indonesian Government. Through the Witness and Victim’s Protection Agency (LPSK), the state has compensated 36 victims of the first and second terrorist attacks with a combined value of USD $557,000 (IDR 7.8 billion).

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A lack of tourism and low occupancy rates of hotels in Bali has led many hotel owners to pack up and sell their business. According to the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI), 60 hotels are currently on the market as the travel corridor remains closed and the tourism industry sees no sign of recovery.

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After three delays because there was no lawyer accompanying him, defendant Callum James Park (31) attended his first virtual trial from his boarding house in Kuta yesterday (4/2). The British citizen who worked as an oil technician was arrested four months ago for possession of 11.84 grams of methamphetamine and 5.57 grams of ecstasy.

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Badung Police Department arrested two suspects for smuggling stolen motorbikes from Bali to West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Rian Fauzi (31) from Sumbawa and Wibi Aridiyo Samudro (36) from Bali were arrested during their attempt to smuggle a stolen motorbike at Padangbai Port on Monday evening (1/2).

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Throughout 2020, 405 people died due to motor vehicle accidents in Bali. This figure is being compared to the fatality rate of COVID-19 in 2020, which was a total of 523. According to the COVID-19 Handling Task Force, the numbers aren’t significantly different.

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Operations were once again held by Bali Police, Military, and Public Civil Service to check compliance of health and safety protocols, namely mask-wearing, in public places. Those found without a face mask, or incorrectly wearing a facemask were penalized in the form of pushups.

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Drivers faced hours of traffic after a large tree collapsed from the rainstorm, blocking the main access point between Denpasar and Gilimanuk on Wednesday evening (3/2). Heavy rain and strong winds occurred in most areas of Bali, leading numerous trees to collapse and damage infrastructure. In effect, the road in East Selemadeg Tabanan, which is …

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