(SUMMIT NEWS) – Authorities in Victoria, Australia have banned kissing and hugging on New Year's Eve despite the fact that there have been no new cases of COVID-19 in two months.
State Premier Dan Andrews said hugging and kissing should not take place during celebrations between anyone but immediate family members. "Just as Christmas was a little different this year, New Year's Eve will be too," the Victorian Government said. "Take some hand sanitiser with you, don't share drinks with others and [new year] kisses and hugs should [only] be shared with those in your immediate family."
Quite how authorities expect to enforce such a measure is unfathomable.
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