NSW Records 111 New Cases & 1 Death With Tighter Restrictions Announced

29 infectious in community

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New South Wales has recorded 111 new COVID-19 cases of community transmission and one death on Saturday.

29 of those cases were infectious out in the community. 

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said further action needs to be taken to prevent the virus from spreading further.

"What we've seen during the last three weeks of the lockdown is that we have managed not to have the thousands of cases that would have resulted had we not gone into lockdown, so we have prevented the widespread of the virus," she said.

From midnight until July 30 in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool:

  • You cannot leave the house for work, unless you are a health or emergency services worker.

From midnight until July 30 across Greater Sydney:

  • Critical retail will only be able to remain open, such as supermarkets and pharmacies.
  • There will be a pause on all construction large or small. 

There will also be harsher penalties for employers who force employees to go into work - this will result in a $10,000 on-the-spot fine. 

The state has recorded close to 82,000 tests in the past 24 hours.

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Amber Lowther

17 July 2021

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