Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From New South Wales

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From New South Wales


All the regions of New South Wales are declared a COVID hotspot by The Northern Territory Chief Health Officer. According to the declaration, anyone traveling in NSW will go into two weeks of quarantine.

Covid-19 in NWS is once again spreading among essential workers and household contacts. New cases are popping up in workplaces, amongst workers in those critical places of employment, and also in households. Outbreak at Liverpool Hospital which was reported yesterday, two nurses, a student nurse, and eight patients were tested positive. Two older women also succumbed to the disease yesterday.

After an increasing number of cases in NSW, residents are locked down inside a Black town apartment. Police make sure public health orders are followed and to stop the potential spread of covid-19. These restrictions are placed till 30 July whereas some areas with a high risk of Covid-19 will still be restricted. As there are a significant number of people who are not vaccinated so there is a risk of further cases of COVID-19 occurring.

Survey of Covid-19

New South Wales has recorded 172 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 60 of those infectious in the community. It’s a new record for New South Wales in the last 24 hours.

More than 85,000 tests were recorded for the virus by the Government of New South Wales. About 19 cases are in isolation, while another 32 cases are under investigation.

Goods and Services

The government of New South Wales allows people to leave their homes under strict restrictions and essential reasons.

  • Medical care and walk-in vaccinations are being offered in some hospitals, clinics, and several pharmacies.
  • Stay within 10km of your home for shopping food, and other essential goods and services.
  • Go directly to stores and get what you need. Avoid Browsing in shops and don’t waste time looking at other things which are not required.
  • For exercise, and outdoor recreation, you can travel in a group of two, and cannot travel further than 10km from the home or local government area.
  • Essential work, education, and business are allowed to be open and cannot reasonably work from home.
  • You can travel in a car with other people in an emergency or for a compassionate reason. You cannot travel in a car with a person you do not live with.
  • Funerals are restricted to 10 people.
  • Wedding ceremonies are allowed with several 20 people. Masks are mandatory.

Travel Restrictions in NSW

Restrictions have further tightened in Sydney. Stay-at-home orders for workers are implemented by the government to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in North-South Wales. The residents of the Black town, Cumberland, Maryland, Greystanes, Cumberland, Guildford, and Seven Hills in Sydney are no longer allowed to leave their council area.

Regional LGAs of Orange, Cabonne, and Blayney are under a week-long lockdown till July 28. Residents in Greater Sydney, Orange, Blayney, and Cabonne LGA’s are not allowed to leave home except for medical appointments or emergency cases. Whereas the residents located in the rest of NSW should not enter Greater Sydney, Orange, Blayney, and Cabonne LGA’s, except for essential reasons. Someone who needs to travel more than 50km for essential work reasons, must be tested every three days.

Advisory for Public Health Safety

Following are some of the advisory given by the Government of Australia for the safety of the public:

  • Wear a face mask.
  • Stay home and take care of your health.
  • Always wash your hands before you leave, and when you return home.
  • Stay home if you have COVID-19 and attend medical appointments (including COVID-19 tests and vaccination appointments).
  • Keep at least 1.5 meters between yourself and others.
  • Get tested, even if you have the mildest of symptoms.
  • If you are eligible, get vaccinated

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