Covid-19 restrictions have again been tightened in Sydney, after NSW recorded 239 cases in a single day – the biggest one-day total since the pandemic began.
A new wave of restrictions has been brought in for Sydney after 44 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in just 24 hours.
The Sydney metropolitan area – as well as the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast and Wollongong – has been plunged into a two-week lockdown after a dramatic rise in Covid-19 case numbers and exposure sites.
Face masks have been made mandatory across seven Sydney councils after the city recorded two new cases of the super infectious Delta strain of Covid-19.
Residents of fifteen suburbs in Sydney’s Inner West are urged to get tested if they develop any Covid-19 symptoms, after virus fragments were found in the local sewage network.