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Sydney's Iconic Bondi Beach Reopened And Here Are The Best Photos Of Locals Celebrating

Bondi, we're begging you, please don't f*ck it up.

In an effort to minimise the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, major beaches across Sydney (and indeed, the country) have remained closed for the past month — as our government battles to flatten the curve of infection.

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However, as social distancing laws are eased across the country, Bondi Beach was reopened this week, as part of a designated exercise-only opportunity for locals.

We've just announced ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at Bondi and Bronte beaches starting next Tuesday 28 April from 7am to 5pm weekdays. 🏄‍♀️ 🏊 Find out more at https://t.co/Qel1ra2ETv

Waverley Council has also reopened Bronte Beach, despite concerns of overcrowding on Randwick Council's Coogee, Maroubra and Clovelly beaches.

While it's too soon to tell whether locals will ~play by the rules~ longterm, early pictures from the scene this morning show swimmers and surfers pretty damn delighted by the news:

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Both Bondi and Bronte Beach will remain open to locals from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only. If you do decide to go for a dip, please be safe, smart and practise social distancing at all times.

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