New Covid restrictions for the greater Sydney region, including Wollongong, the Central Coast and the Blue Mountains, have been extended for another week. Can you have visitors? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Is travelling permitted? Here’s what you can and can’t do
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The New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has announced new restrictions for greater Sydney, including Wollongong, the Central Coast and the Blue Mountains, following two cases of local Covid transmission in Sydney’s east.
On Thursday the state’s chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, said laboratory testing had revealed the community case of a man in his 50s who returned a positive test on Wednesday matched a case who travelled to the state from the US and quarantined at the Park Royal at Darling Harbour, before being moved to Sydney Health Accommodation on 28 April.
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