Beachgoers who seem to violate strict COVID-19 restrictions by packing on Melbourne beaches in Victoria have been warned that they have “no right” to “risk everything.”
Dan Andrews asked Melburnians to hang on to “just a few more weeks” as he shared his dissatisfaction with the law breakers putting the hard work of the state at risk, saying “no one has the right” to behave illegally.
It comes as eight new cases and three deaths were reported by the state in the 24 hours up to Saturday morning.
Mr Andrews said he acknowledged that people were growing dissatisfied with lockout restrictions, but said that if they didn’t hang on for a few more weeks, the Victorians faced what might be a better 2021.
Between now and October 19, it’s vital that no one does anything to jeapordise all Victorians have achieved and sacrificed over the last few months, “Mr. Andrews said.”
“If we don’t properly defeat this second wave, if we don’t see this through for a few more weeks, then 2021 will not be different and not be better than 2020.
“I don’t want that. Everyone wants to see this done properly. We can’t let frustration get the better of us.”
On Friday afternoon, St Kilda beach was noticeably crowded as the city hit its warmest temperature in months.