Australia And New Zealand Started To Open The Beaches And To Ease The Restrictions
In Australia and New Zealand, some restrictive measures introduced due to the coronavirus have begun to be lifted, according to several Australian media.
In Sydney, beaches that were closed for a month to contain the spread of COVID-19 were opened to residents on Tuesday.
In the state of New South Wales, it is planned to allow adults of no more than two people to visit from Friday, children will have to stay at home.
Since Tuesday, New Zealand has also begun to relax the self-isolation regime, which came into force in the country on March 26.
Long lines of residents have accumulated at open points of fast-food restaurants, including the McDonald's chain, as well as coffee shops that provide takeaway drinks. In particular, on Tuesday morning, queues of people wishing to buy burgers and other fast food were observed in Auckland and Wellington.
New Zealanders also went to the beaches of Christchurch, which are popular among surfers. But pubs, hairdressers and many shops are still closed in the country. This measure is expected to be in effect for at least two more weeks.
In Australia, 6.7 thousand cases of coronavirus infection have been registered since the beginning of the outbreak, in New Zealand, 1.4 thousand, respectively.