Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are slowly easing restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.


The authorities have reopened two Gold Coast beaches along the eastern coast of Australia on Monday. However, outsiders have been advised not to travel to these destinations, local broadcaster ABC news reported.

The beaches were closed earlier this month.

Australia has more than 6,500 cases of the coronavirus, while 67 people have died in the country.

The local council in New South Wales have also decided to reopen its beaches from Monday despite warnings from health officials that the area

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