Covid Restrictions in NSW from June 23, 2021

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, new restrictions have been introduced for Greater Sydney since yesterday (23/06/21) 4pm, for one week.

Following updated health advice from the Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant about the growing risk to the community, the following restrictions have been introduced yesterday for Greater Sydney, the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour : 

(See the Greater Sydney area map.)

  • Visitors to households are limited to 5 guests ”“ including children;
  • Masks are compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events;
  • Drinking while standing at indoor venues are not allowed;
  • Singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship are not allowed;
  • Dancing is not 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 is re-introduced for all indoor and outdoor settings, including weddings and funerals;
  • Outdoor seated events are limited to 50% seated capacity;
  • Previous public transport capacity limits, represented by green dots, are reintroduced;

If you live or work in the City of Sydney, Waverley, Randwick, Canada Bay, Inner West, Bayside, and Woollahra local government areas (as shown on the inner Sydney suburbs map), you cannot travel outside metropolitan Sydney for non-essential travel. View the maps

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