Official Statement by Bali Government on novel coronavirus - Jan 24, 2020
To anticipate and prevent the spread of the virus, Bali has taken the following steps:
1. Coordinate and cooperate with the Department of Health, Denpasar airport authorities and airlines to install a thermo scanner unit for early detection at the international terminal.
2. Circulate an announcement to all government offices, hospitals and medical clinics urging awareness and vigilance regarding the virus
3. Instruct all medical facilities to be on stand-by with equipment, personnel and quarantine for any suspected infection.
4. To prevent further transmission, all tourist arrivals are expected to comply with a health check at the airport if requested.
These are the necessary steps we have taken to keep our visitors safe. Thank you for your attention.
BHA hotel members have been briefed about the virus as well as detection and prevention measures and to take any precautions to ensure guests have a memorable, pleasant and healthy holiday on the island of the Gods.
Additional official information on the virus can be obtained from WHO
WHO advice for international travel and trade in relation to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus in China. Click here for more information