Government officials will meet today to discuss when restrictions will ease in NSW and it’s ‘looking good’ according to one senior minister.
The coronavirus situation in NSW is “looking good”, according to one senior state minister as government figures prepare to meet on Wednesday to discuss potentially relaxing restrictions.
NSW has not experienced a local case of COVID-19 for more than five weeks.
Speaking to 2GB’s Ben Fordham, Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello said he was about to enter a crisis cabinet meeting to discuss potential changes.
“We’ll have discussions there, but you know … based on the data it is looking good,” he said.
“The people in NSW have stood up over the last 12 months but again these are discussions we are about to have.”
He will address the media later on Wednesday, flanked by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant.
Restrictions have eased gradually over the last couple of months since the December outbreak.
On February 12 several COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed by the state government.
The biggest one was reverting to a one person per 2 sqm rule for indoor venues and outdoor events and scrapping the mandatory wearing of masks in all settings but public transport and rideshare services…