Do We Need Booster Vaccine?
The Government of Indonesia recently released a statement on the regulations for domestic and foreign travel in Indonesia, one of which addressed the requirement for booster vaccinations when visiting Indonesia. Here’s what you have to know about booster vaccines and mask use mandatory.
So, do we need a booster vaccine? The answer is Yes, if you are an Indonesian citizen. This is in accordance with the regulation which states that as of July 17, Indonesian citizens who wish to travel domestically and internationally by air travel need to show proof of booster vaccine.
What about Foreigners who visit Indonesia? The answer is that booster vaccines are not mandatory for foreign nationals traveling to Bali. Bali has confirmed that there is no change in vaccination requirements for international travelers. It remains the case that fully vaccinated travelers do not need a PCR test prior to their arrival in Indonesia. However, several countries such as Australia and New Zealand said that the booster vaccine could potentially require in the future.
In addition, President Jokowi also reminds about the importance of wearing masks again in crowded outdoor environments. This is because the rate of Covid patients has increased recently. Jokowi stated that everyone, including travellers and locals, must wear a mask when outside.
Travelers to Indonesia, including Bali, are advised to download the PeduliLindungi Track and Trace app as authorities across the island are being encouraged to make sure people are using the service to help track any contacts of positive cases.
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