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Bali Governor I Wayan Koster announced the decision of the Bali provincial government during a virtual meeting with officials from Bali’s sub-districts, village offices, and village heads on July 1.
The decision to realize the plan depends on how effective reopening the island is to Bali residents scheduled for July 9.
On July 9, Bali is expected to allow non-tourism and non-education businesses to reopen.
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It will selectively restart operations for its tourist attractions in order to avoid new sources of infections.
I Wayan Koster emphasized that a vaccine has yet to be discovered for the Covid-19 virus.
“It has been more than three months and we cannot keep forbidding people from moving around or closing their businesses as it affects the economy. As such, we have to think of a scheme where daily life can return to normal,” said the Bali Governor in a written statement.
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I Wayan said that the return of daily life in the new normal period requires proper management of the Covid-19 virus.