Health authorities in NSW have slammed “selfish” party-goers who gathered on Sydney’s Bronte Beach on Christmas Day.
The riot police were called in to disperse the hundreds of people, who were filmed dancing and shouting on the beach on Friday afternoon.
No social distancing was observed at the large gathering, with fears it could be a super spreader COVID event.
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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has this morning condemned the actions of those involved, labelling it “absolutely appalling” behaviour.
Mr Hazzard said that in the earlier stages of the pandemic “
It comes after NSW recorded nine new cases on Saturday, eight linked to the Avalon cluster, following 40,000 tests on Christmas Day.