COVID-19 restrictions extended in NSW

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated June 26 2021 - 4:52am, first published 4:51am
Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced an extended Sydney lockdown Saturday afternoon,

Mask wearing will be compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events, venues will be required to seat all patrons and ticketed events will be limited to 50 per cent seated capacity for the next two weeks in regional NSW, after Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced an extended NSW lockdown to stem the growing Greater Sydney outbreak on Saturday afternoon.


Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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