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Australian found dead in Bali hotel room

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An Australian national has died in Bali, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has confirmed.

An Australian national has died in Bali, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has confirmed.

Head of Emergency and Logistics Badung, Ni Nyoman Ermy Setiari confirmed the death of the tourist to the Bali Sun, an English-language publication.

The man, understood to be 48-years-old, was found dead yesterday in a Seminyak hotel room after he failed to check out, it reported.

Mr Setiari is quoted saying the Australian's cause of death is still being investigated by police and is unknown at this time.

The publication posted photographs of officials in PPE equipment removing the man's body.

A DFAT spokesperson said it was offering consular assistance to his family.

It could not provide further details about the nature of the man's death or identity.

It is understood the man was originally from Sydney but had been living in Queensland.

Indonesia has not been spared from the coronavirus pandemic.

A travel ban was introduced for the whole of Indonesia in March.

Only Indonesian citizens, diplomats and family members were able to enter the country.

The death toll in Indonesia currently stands at 872 deaths with 12,071 confirmed active cases.

Confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 484 in Indonesia today, the highest single-day rise in cases so far.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/australian-man-found-dead-in-bali-hotel-room-as-indonesia-records-coronavirus-cases/f3d286c6-fcf9-4033-bde8-9c52342fc0c2

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