She added that there had been earlier stories of individuals travelling to the realm to go to second houses.
“We all know Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are completely stunning and it’s completely comprehensible that individuals would need to spend time right here – our thriving tourism business is proof of that,” she mentioned.
“Nonetheless, at a time when stopping the unfold of this horrible virus is extra vital than ever, I have to urge folks to not make pointless journeys to the area.
“This new pressure of Covid-19 is spreading a lot sooner and we should do the whole lot we will to guard our residents and the NHS.
“I’d notably prefer to enchantment to celebrities and high-profile social media stars.
“By not conducting pointless journeys to the area you’ll be setting a incredible instance to the broader public and, in doing so, encouraging extra folks to stay to the foundations.
“I’d urge you to steer by instance and collectively we’ll come via this.
“There’ll, in fact, come a time when Devon and Cornwall can welcome again guests with open arms … that point isn’t now.”