Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested

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Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Sydney and around Australia to protest outside restrictions amid another searching cases young must protest system today they marched carrying signs pointing to freedom in the trees police made several arrests of to cross breaks through barriers and three plastic to some plans the protest comes as Kevin nineteen case numbers in the state televising rapidly with over a hundred and fifty new infections in twenty four hours the health minister of New South Wales state route has it says they looked on as necessary what it's telling us is we have a continuing and growing problem great to Sydney has been locked down for the past four weeks with residents any able to leave home with a reasonable excuse New South Wales police said it recognised and supported the rights of free speech and peaceful assembly but the protest was a breach of public health food is I'm Karen Thomas

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