Indonesia to remain closed to international visitors for remainder of 2020

25 August, 2020

Bali's Governor Wayan Koster confirmed the island will remain closed to international visitors for the remainder of 2020 (Bloomberg/Sydney Morning Herald/SBS News, 24-Aug-2020). Mr Koster stated: "The situation is not conducive to allowing foreign tourists to come to Indonesia, including to Bali". The island recorded 4576 confirmed COVID-19 as of 24-Aug-2020, with around 155,000 confirmed cases in Indonesia. As previously reported by CAPA, Indonesia's Government reopened Bali to domestic tourists on 31-Jul-2020 and had plans to reopen to international tourists in Sep-2020.