New stay-at-home orders have been issues for more areas in NSW.
Restrictions will be introduced for the local government areas of Bogan, Bourke, Brewarrina, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Narromine, Walgett and Warren.
They are effective from 7pm Wednesday night until the beginning of August 19.
Following updated health advice from NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant, the stay-at-home orders will apply to all people who live in these areas in Western NSW or have been there on or after 5 August 2021.
Social visitors from outside the household, including family and friends are not permitted to visit.
People still can have one visitor at one time to fulfil carers' responsibilities or provide care or assistance, or for compassionate reasons, including where two people are in a relationship but do not live together.
Here are the reasons you can leave your home:
- to buy food or other goods and services
- to go to work, if you cannot reasonably work from home and your business is allowed to be open
- for education, if it is not possible to do it at home
- exercise and recreation if it is not possible to do so
- for medical or caring reasons, including getting a COVID-19 vaccination
- to access childcare
- to attend a funeral or memorial service
The full list of reasons can be found on the NSW government website.
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