Thousands Protest Lockdown in Sydney Amid COVID-19 Surge
Reported. 176 new locally acquired Covid cases today at third consecutive daily record with nearly all cases in the state of New South Wales. There were protests against a month long coronavirus lockdown in three cities. The BBC's Phil Mercer reports on demonstrators who clashed with police in Australia's largest city. Of Sydney. Wait, What freedom wait, What Greater freedom was the cry As thousands of anti lockdown demonstrators marched through Sydney. Some brought their Children and few were wearing masks. There were scuffles with the police and roads were blocked. Health officials sent large protests in three Australian cities would put lives at risk. The police said the consequences could be disastrous. Sydney has been in lockdown for a month. Yet it's covid 19 outbreak appears to be getting much worse.