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NSW and ACT Covid lockdown restrictions: update to Sydney, regional NSW and Canberra coronavirus rules explained

Covid restrictions extended for greater Sydney, with 11 LGAs now in hard lockdown, including stricter mask rules and a 5km radius travel limit. Large parts of regional NSW are also subject to stay-at-home orders. The ACT will go into a seven-day lockdown from 5pm Thursday. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSW and the ACT

Sydney’s lockdown has been extended to at least 28 August with a raft of changes to restrictions announced and the ACT plunged into a seven-day lockdown from 12 August.

Three more local government areas in NSW have been added to a hard lockdown, which now includes an outdoor mask mandate and a 5km radius travel limit, as cases continue to increase in Sydney’s west and south-west. The stricter rules now cover 11 LGAs: Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool, Cumberland, Blacktown, Parramatta, Georges River and Campbelltown, Bayside, Strathfield and Burwood.

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