November 9th. According to Reuters, under Coronavirus pandemic, the New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Sydney Harbour, Australia will continue to be held, but the time will be shortened to only a few minutes.
At the same time, in order to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the activity area will also limit the number of people.
NSW Governor Berrej Krian said, “2020 is a difficult year for everyone
and the New Year’s Eve celebrations will be a symbol of hope and optimism in 2021.”
Data map: On December 31, 2019 local time, Sydney, Australia set off fireworks on New Year’s Eve to welcome the upcoming 2020.
At the same time, the number of viewers will be limited. Berejiklian said: “Unless you have reserved a seat in a restaurant or cafe, please don’t expect to go.”
In addition, the main area around the port will be reserved for front-line workers such as health workers and firefighters who treat patients with Coronavirus pandemic.
Currently, there are more than 27,600 confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Australia and 907 deaths.
Victoria, the epicenter of the previous epidemic, has not found any cases of infection for 10 consecutive days.