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After arriving in Australia from Bali, Tia Nyirongo has been forced into the government’s new state run 14-day quarantine to help stop the spread of Covid-19. For Nyirongo, who has food allergies and a restricted diet, the first 24 hours of quarantine proved to be challenging. After being served a small portion of shellfish for …

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Hundreds of foreigners departed Bali over the weekend, some with chartered flights organized by their respective governments, following flight cancelations across the globe amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Ngurah Rai Immigration office said in a statement that over 200 foreigners, consisting mostly of German nationals, boarded a chartered German Airlines flight on Saturday headed for …

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The Badung government continues closing places where large groups gather and this time it was the Canggu beaches. After Kuta beach was closed a few days ago, all access to the beaches through ​​Canggu, (Echo Beach), Tibubeneng (Berawa) have now been blocked to the public. Authorities say that the beaches were closed because they became …

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A male model who fled the country to escape justice for dealing illegal steroids has been caught 6,000 miles away in southeast Asia.  Terrence Murrell, 31, admitted to supplying class C drugs in Wales but failed to turn up at his sentencing hearing. Rather than lay low, he chose to broadcast his freedom with snaps …

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Bali Governor I Wayan Koster announced the addition of six new positive corona virus or Covid-19 patients in his area on Wednesday (04/08/2020). A total of 49 patients have now been infected with the Coronavirus in Bali.  “The number of positive patients has increased by 6, bringing the total to 49 positive people,” Koster said …

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The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now spreading in 4 separate regencies in Bali.  The Chief of the Bali COVID-19 Task Force, Dewa Made Indra announced that the virus is now spreading in the regencies of Jembrana, Buleleng, Badung and Denpasar. Chief of the COVID-19 Bali Task Force – Dewa Made Indra In a local press …

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The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Bali has increased to 71 as of Saturday April 11th.  According to the head of the Bali COVID-19 Task Force, Dewa Made Indra, the majority of positive patients were imported cases and had traveled from abroad. There are now 8 confirmed local transmission cases. This means …

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In the midst of the Bali government aggressively appealing to reduce activities outside the home, at least 10 surfers ignored officials in Klungkung. When approached by officers patroling Watu Klotok Beach, the surfers ignored the request to immediately leave the area and insisted on continuing to surf.  Head of the Klungkung Fire Department, I Putu …

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While Bali’s tourism industry is now right down in the dumps, with close to zero tourists on the island due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Putu Astawa, has stated that they will not allow tourism to stay down for too long. He told the press this morning, Thursday (9/4) …

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Travel Influencers who are self-isolating from coronavirus in their three-storey Balinese mansion have been criticised for ‘bragging’ about their luxury surroundings, with millions of people in their home countries jobless and locals in Bali being barely able to eat.  Lauren Bullen, 26, had wanted to fly home in accord with government instructions for Australians to …

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It’s hard to believe just a few weeks ago, some visitors were complaining that Bali’s famous sand and surf spot of Kuta Beach was way too busy. Now it is deserted, with access banned as part of measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed nearly 100,000 people around the world …

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An expat villa owner in Bali is giving back to the community he loves during the COVID-19 outbreak by offering free food to Bali locals who can’t afford to eat.   Gordon Andersen originally from New Zealand is the owner of Aquarius Villa (formerly Dawas Villas) in Canggu. As many accommodation providers close their doors and …

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