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Restrictions in Sydney has been extended

Extended lockdown in Sydney
Photo: Sydney's extended lockdown: the facts
A stay-at-home order has been extended for another week for Greater Sydney and surrounds, with schools to return to online learning next week.

RESTRICTIONS IN NSW EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON JULY 16

* Lockdown for Sydney and surrounds extended by one week, until midnight on July 16
* Thousands of school students to return to online learning on Tuesday July 13

SCHOOLS ACROSS GREATER SYDNEY

* Online learning from Tuesday July 13 with face-to-face learning to resume on July 19
* Includes students on the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour
* Schools will be open for students who need them, including students whose parents are essential workers
* No students will be turned away from school

SCHOOLS IN REGIONAL NSW

* Face-to-face learning to resume on Tuesday July 13

RESTRICTIONS ACROSS GREATER SYDNEY

* Restrictions across Greater Sydney, including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour will remain in place until midnight on July 16
* Stay at home unless absolutely necessary.
* No visitors in homes
* Pubs, restaurants, entertainment venues, gyms, places of worship, beauty salons, caravan parks and camping grounds are closed
* Stay-at-home order will remain in place until at least July 16

REASONS TO LEAVE HOME:

* to get food or other goods and services
* if you can't work or continue education at home
* exercising outside in groups of less than 10
* Providing care to a relative
* Attending a funeral or memorial service

FOR ALL OTHER REGIONAL NSW RESIDENTS:

* Current restrictions across regional NSW will remain in place for at least another week
* One person per four square metre rule applies indoors and outdoors, including at weddings and funerals.
* Masks compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events.
* Visitors to households limited to five, including children.
* Dancing banned at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs.
* Dancing allowed at weddings for the bridal party, which must be no more than 20 people.
* Singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship banned.
* Dance and gym classes limited to 20, masks required.
* Outdoor seated events limited to 50 per cent seated capacity.
* Public transport capacity limits, and green dots on seats, are back.
* Drinking while standing at indoor venues banned.

SOURCE: NSW PREMIER GLADYS BEREJIKLIAN

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