NSW has today reported two new cases of COVID-19. As a result, snap restrictions will be in place from 5.00 pm today, Thursday, May 6th, as health authorities work to trace the infections.
The following measures will be in place until 12.01 am on Monday, May 10th, and will apply to the Greater Sydney region (including Wollongong, Central Coast and the Blue Mountains):
- Vistors to households will be limited to 20 guests – including children
- Masks will be compulsory on public transport and in all public indoor venues, such as retail, theatres, hospitals, aged care facilities and for front-of-house hospitality staff (except in a hospitality venue when eating or drinking)
- Drinking while standing up at indoor venues will not be allowed
- Singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship will not be allowed
- Dancing will not be allowed at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs however, dancing is allowed at weddings with a strong recommendation that no more than 20 people should be on the dancefloor at any one time
- Visitors to aged care facilities will be limited to two people