Covid 19: Bali conducts mass prayers; prepares to reopen

Bali conducted mass prayers on Sunday, Indonesian resort island prepares to reopen to tourists shut out because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than a thousand people attended a prayer at Besakih Hindu temple in the town of Karangasem, expressing gratitude for the handling of the new coronavirus on the island and seeking blessings for the start of a “new normal”.

So far Bali has reported 1,849 coronavirus infections and 20 deaths so while Indonesia as a whole has recorded 63,749 cases and 3,171 deaths.

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Tourism is the main source of income in Bali. The local government expects to reopen Bali to foreign arrivals in September.

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