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Gold Coast beaches closed in bid to stop spread of Covid-19

By April 25, 2020 No Comments
A number of beaches along the Gold Coast, including Surfers Paradise, are now closed in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the Easter weekend.

The move comes days after hundreds of people were found congregating at the beaches despite social distancing guidelines.
Gold Coast beaches now closed to prevent spread of Covid-19 ahead of Easter long weekend.(9News)
The council has also closed more than 6000 seaside car parks to deter visitors ahead of the Easter weekend.
Police officers will patrol the area.
“The message is please don’t come to the beach,” Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said.
“The only thing we want you to do it stay away.”
Police will patrol Gold Coast beaches and fines will be issued to people sun baking or sitting on the sand.(9News)
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