Sumary of NSW Covid update: Berejiklian confident new restrictions will lower numbers as 110 new cases recorded:
- NSW authorities are hopeful that tougher stay-at home-orders will produce results by the weekend or early next week, after cases surged again on Wednesday and three local government areas in western NSW were put into a seven-day snap lockdown.
- By Tuesday 8pm, locally acquired cases in NSW had jumped to 110, up from 78 the day earlier.
- The cases are moving from the Fairfield local government area where they are still concentrated, into the neighbouring Canterbury Bankstown area.
- From Friday 23 July, a person who lives in Canterbury Bankstown LGA and who engages in aged care or health care can only work outside the Canterbury Bankstown LGA if the person has been tested for Covid in the previous 72 hours, the deputy chief medical officer Jeremy McAnulty announced.
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- Some have updated information as the days progress about the links,” McAnulty said.
- Four authorised visits by a truck driver between 13 and 17 July to the Purina Nestles petfood factory near Orange has prompted a seven-day lockdown covering Orange, Blayney and Cabonne local government regions.
- “This decision was made to make sure we protect those communities, deputy premier,” deputy premier, John Barilaro said.