NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian will announce the extension on Wednesday after the state reported 172 new local Delta cases – a record for this outbreak
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Greater Sydney will remain locked down for a further four weeks after the NSW cabinet agreed to the plan at a crisis meeting to discuss the rising number of Delta cases within the state.
It is understood the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, will announce the extension on Wednesday morning after NSW reported a record 172 local cases of Covid on Tuesday. A third of the new cases were in the community while infectious.
Read the original article at The Guardian