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Pedestrian crossings changed forever in Sydney amid coronavirus crisis

por Reynaldo Rosas (2020-04-06)

Pedestrian crossings have been changed forever in Sydney to stop the spread of coronavirus.

page1-93px-CREC-2000-06-08.pdf.jpgPedestrian crossing buttons have been officially turned off and the traffic lights automated so pedestrians don't have to touch the buttons.

 'The state government has set all lights in our CBD to cycle between traffic and pedestrian access automatically,' Sydney Mayor Clover Moore said on social media.

'If you need to be in the CBD, don't push the button - just wait for the green signal then cross.'

Pedestrian crossing signs in Sydney are no longer controlled by the public and will rotate automatically in a bid to stem the spread of the coronavirus

A notice informing pedestrians of the change in Sydney's CBD. Lord mayor Clover Moore has warned Australians against all but essential travel in the city

Sydney's lord mayor added the new procedure would be in place for the 'foreseeable future'. 

Ms Moore also called for Sydneysiders to stop all non-essential travel as the number of COVID-19 cases in Australia spiked dramatically overnight to 1,676 with seven deaths. 

It comes as Queensland announced it would shut its borders from midnight on Wednesday to slow the spread of coronavirus after the Northern Territory, Western Australia, Tasmania and South Australia announced the same move.  






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New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT still have open borders. 

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the state cabinet's decision on Monday. When you have any concerns about exactly where and also tips on how to utilize Wholesaler and Retailer.We are a manufacturer and wholesale supplier of the highest quality Golden CBD Oil products on the market. We also sell direct to the public too through our online store., it is possible to e mail us with our own page.   

Anyone entering Queensland will have to isolate for 14 days. Providers of essential services such as food and oil will likely be exempt.  

The number of COVID-19 cases in Australia spiked dramatically overnight to 1,676

On Monday afternoon, Health Minister Greg Hunt told Parliament that efforts are under way to double the number of intensive care beds and ventilators in the country amid fears hospitals will soon be overwhelmed.

Australia currently has around 2,500 ICU beds, only enough to cover 0.01 per cent of the population at once. 

Mr Hunt said several Australian manufactures including medical company ResMed have offered to produce ventilators.

He also revealed that one million masks are being distributed around the nation today - and there are 300million more on order.