Virus fears keep Australians away on Christmas day in Sydney’s Bondi beach
25 December 2020 | 4:33 pm
Sydney's Bondi beach -- normally packed with dressed-up surfers celebrating Christmas -- looks much emptier this year as the threat of a growing cluster of cases in northern Sydney keeps the crowds away.
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