Sydney's famous Bondi Beach will be temporarily closed, as the australian authorities are trying to crack down on people who ignore the council to keep the distance to others because of coronaviruses.
the Decision of the authorities comes after thousands of beach visitors on Friday ignored the authorities ' invitation.
At a news conference Saturday afternoon local time, informs the re-organizing David Elliot and superintendent in the state of New South Wales Karen Webb, that also other beaches with space for more than 500 people will also be temporarily closed.
the Mayor of the Sydney suburb of Waverley Paula Masselos has on Saturday issued a public call for people to stay indoors and away from the beaches during the coronaviruspandemien.
It happens after thousands of people on Friday flocked to Bondi Beach on a day where the temperatures reached well over 30 degrees.
Since the images of the densely packed beach has gone viral, and the many beach holidaymakers, has received sharp criticism on social media.
- the Public must at any time keep the most possible distance to each other in public places. And if you don't have to be out in the public, you should consider to stay at home, says Paula Masselos according to The Daily Telegraph.
- We must all do our best to prevent the spread of Covid-19. I'm frustrated by people who ignore the health council endorsed the social distance, which was observed on Bondi Beach yesterday.
- No one is immune to Covid-19, and when one is behaving irresponsibly, it puts the whole society in danger, says the mayor.
health Minister Greg Hunt said earlier in the day to reporters in Melbourne, that local authorities need to ensure that people comply with the guidelines for health and safety.
- It happened at Bondi yesterday, was unacceptable, and the local authorities must react in order to ensure that it does not repeat itself, it sounded from Greg Hunt.
Australia's most recent virus-fatal victim was an 81-year-old woman from the state of New South Wales, where Sydney is located. Thus is the death toll in the state stands at six.