BREAKING: NSW Premier announces new Sydney restrictions


NSW has reintroduced social distancing measures after recording 16 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, bringing the Bondi cluster to 31. 

Half of the 16 new cases are linked to a birthday party in Sydney’s south-west. 

NSW Health said the restrictions will be introduced from 4pm today for the Greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour areas, for one week. 

  • Visitors to households will be limited to 5 guests – including children.
  • Masks will be compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events. 
  • Drinking while standing at indoor venues will not be allowed.
  • Singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship will not be allowed.
  • Dancing will not be allowed at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs however, dancing is allowed at weddings for the bridal party only (no more than 20 people). 
  • Dance and gym classes limited to 20 per class (masks must be worn). 
  • The one person per four square metre rule will be re-introduced for all indoor and outdoor settings, including weddings and funerals. 
  • Outdoor seated events will be limited to 50 per cent seated capacity. 
  • Previous public transport capacity limits, represented by green dots, will be reintroduce. 
  • If you live or work in the City of Sydney, Waverley, Randwick, Canada Bay, Inner West, Bayside, and Woollahra local government areas, you cannot travel outside metropolitan Sydney for non-essential travel.

Source: ABC News




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