Northumberland County Council has confirmed that the county's countryside and coastal hotspots see a big inflow of tourists, particularly on weekends throughout the third nationwide lockdown.
Experiences additionally point out that some communities are struggling to entry their native shops as a result of elevated variety of guests to the realm.
In an effort to encourage folks to remain house, digital indicators have been positioned on predominant roads in Northumberland reminding folks of the “Journey Necessities Solely – Keep Native” message.
Councilor Glen Sanderson urged folks to 'do the best factor' and never go to magnificence spots throughout the lockdown.
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Cllr Sanderson stated it was important that everybody observe the laws set by the federal government to cut back the unfold of the virus.
In a press release launched on Friday, January 15, he instructed the county, "We wish to thank everybody who goes out of their technique to keep true to the recommendation and keep house or keep very native once they exit.
“We all know it’s tough and none of us like these restrictions, however our hospitals are nonetheless underneath huge strain to help an growing variety of sufferers who’re falling severely sick.
“With essentially the most transmissible variant of the virus now accounting for round half of present circumstances, it’s important that we observe all laws always.
“At present, persons are requested to remain house apart from a couple of distinctive causes, together with train. Nevertheless, it’s clear that folks ought to keep put in the event that they should exit, and in the event that they go to an already busy place, flip round and go house.
"We should all proceed to remain at house, excluding permitted exemptions and keep away from mixing with different households, sustaining social distancing, hand hygiene and use headgear and do all we will now to forestall our NHS providers from changing into overwhelmed and weak. in our communities to die.