Sumary of Latest NSW Covid lockdown restrictions: new update to Sydney and regional coronavirus rules explained:
- The NSW premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has announced stricter lockdown restrictions for greater Sydney, including residents in the Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool local government areas, as well as the Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Wollongong, are in place until 30 July.
- The tighter lockdown is aimed at achieving zero new Covid cases who have been infectious in the community – something NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has set as a requirement to easing restrictions.
- Medical care or compassionate needs, including getting a Covid-19 vaccine Exercise outdoors in groups of two, who cannot travel further than 10km from their home or local government area.
- Residents in the Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool local government areas cannot leave the area unless they are authorised workers (including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, some types of transport, etc).
- Those who do have to leave the area must have a Covid-19 test every three days.
- Currently, funerals can continue to take place, including in the locked-down areas, with a maximum of 10 people, including the person conducting the service.
- However, members of the same household gathering outdoors for exercise will be allowed to do so in groups larger than two.
- As part of the tightened restrictions, people must stay in their local government area or within 10km of home for exercise and outdoor recreation, with no carpooling between non-household members.