Foreigners walk along an empty Kuta Beach in Bali amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. Photo: AP
Foreigners walk along an empty Kuta Beach in Bali amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. Photo: AP

Indonesia’s Bali becomes coronavirus hideout for foreigners amid pandemic

  • More than 900 foreigners, the bulk of them Chinese nationals, have sought permits to stay on the island since travel restrictions were imposed
  • Indonesia has the highest coronavirus death toll of any Southeast Asian country, and cases in Bali, while still lower than Jakarta, seem to be rising

Foreigners walk along an empty Kuta Beach in Bali amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. Photo: AP
Foreigners walk along an empty Kuta Beach in Bali amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. Photo: AP
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