Toodyay cafes suffer as virus roadblocks return

Police wearing face masks stop traffic on Toodyay Road at Morangup after Perth went into a new Covid-19 lockdown at the start of this month. Photo: Peter Harms.

LOCAL cafes and other tourism operators suffered a sudden downturn at the start of this month when the State Government imposed a new five-day emergency lockdown to contain a fresh outbreak of the deadly Covid-19 virus in Perth.

A police roadblock was reimposed on Toodyay Road near Morangup Road and officers turned away all motorists without an exemption or a valid reason to travel.

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