DENPASAR, Bali (BPN) – The Indonesian Health Ministry, and Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry confirmed that three destinations in Bali are Covid-19 green zones and will be designated as Free Covid Corridor areas, said Bali Governor Wayan Koster, in his statement on Tuesday.
“The three destinations are Ubud in Gianyar Regency, ITDC, Nusa Dua in Badung Regency, and Sanur in Denpasar City,” Koster said.
Governor Koster explained that the Free Covid-19 Corridor is a new program for safe travel, namely by forming a Healthy Zone that is free from Covid-19 through a vaccination program for people who live and conduct activities in the area.
“This Free Covid Corridor Program is a pre-condition of the stages to reopen tourism to foreign tourists,” he said, adding that Regents and Mayor are responsible for implementing the Green Zone in their areas.
Governor Koster explained that the government has recorded the number of residents who will be vaccinated as part of the program.
In Ubud, there are 50,153 people who will be vaccinated in four villages consisting of Ubud Village (11,941 people), Sayan Village (8,083 people), Kedewatan Village (6,923 people), and Petulu Village (5,206 people), including 18,000 workers.
In Nusa Dua, the vaccination targets three villages, namely Jimbaran Village (30,133 people), Benoa Village (26,173 people), and Tanjung Benoa Village (4,152 people), and 9,500 workers.
While in Sanur, the vaccination targets Sanur Village (10,970 people), North Sanur (7,944 people), and West Sanur (7,892 people).