Australian officials have fined two nudist beach sunbathings for breaking the Covid-19 blockade after hitting a forest after being surprised by a wild deer and getting lost. This case became a hot topic on social media.
The man was one of 44 people fined over the weekend for curb violations aimed at curbing the outbreak of highly infectious delta mutations that spread to both coasts in Sydney and the surrounding area. did.
“They were surprised by deer, hit a national park and lost their way,” said Mick Fuller, New South Wales’ most populous state police chief, at a daily briefing explaining the incident on Sunday. Told.
“Not only did they need help from (emergency services) and police to rescue them, but they both received tickets.”
In a statement, police lost their way in a shrub near a secluded beach in Royal National Park on the 15,000-hectare (37,000-acre) coast just south of Sydney, where there is at least one nude beach. Later, he said the man asked for help. ..
Police rescue teams, supported by police rescue helicopters, found a 30-year-old naked man carrying a backpack on a walking track and a 49-year-old man partially dressed, police added. It was.
The government did not comment on Fuller’s Monday disclosure, but some lawmakers joined Twitter’s frenzy to popularize the word “deer.”
“It’s a good reminder. COVID health breaches are very deer fines,” New South Wales opposition leader Chris Minns said in a post.
Deer are not native to Australia, but the park, which was introduced a century ago, is home to about 2,000 Southeast Asian Lusa species, says volunteer group Friends of the Royal National Park.