NSW premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has announced that the two-week lockdown restrictions for greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Wollongong will be extended for an extra week until midnight of Friday, July 16.
Students in greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Wollongong will also do a week of remote schooling starting July 13 while students in remote areas will go back to school.
People cannot leave their homes unless for these reasons:
What about food businesses and entertainment?
Food businesses are only allowed to open for take-aways while supermarkets and grocery stores will be open throughout the lockdown. Entertainment facilities, such as cinemas, theatres, concert halls, music halls and dance halls and amusement centres, and places to play billiards, pool, pinball machines or video games are all closed.
Weddings and Funerals
Weddings will not be permitted from 11.59 pm, Sunday 27 June.
Funerals will be limited to one person per four square metres with a cap of 100 people, and masks must be worn indoors.
Can people exercise?
Exercise will be allowed indoors but in no more than groups of 10. The NSW restrictions state that no community sport in Greater Sydney, including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour should proceed.
Can people visit my house?
If you live in greater Sydney, you must comply with the stay-at-home rules. Visiting another person will require a reasonable excuse to go out and be away from your place of residence.
A visitor does not include a person who visits your house for the following purpose:
In all other parts of NSW, the following lockdown restrictions will also continue to apply until 11.59 pm, Friday 16 July:
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