Friday 23 July 2021

The NSW Premier has announced today that NSW recorded 136 new COVID-19 cases, with 53 of those infectious in the community. This is the highest number of daily new infections in the state since the outbreak began last month.

Given the number of infectious cases in the community, the NSW Government has announced that residents of Blacktown and Cumberland have been added to the LGA areas with Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool that cannot leave their LGA unless they are authorised workers.  

View Public Health Order: List of authorised workers who can travel outside LGA for work >

Carpooling
AMIC has received advice from NSW DPI that NSW Health changed the Public Health Order on 20 July to now provide for carpooling in the Greater Sydney region if it is for work purposes. Awareness of this recent change is low and NSW Health is recommending that people carry some form of proof that they are headed to work to avoid any penalties.

COVID-19 testing 
Details on requirements for testing > 
The NSW Government site is not yet updated for testing requirements from today’s announcement, so if you are in these areas, please monitor.

Vaccination
NSW Health will be recommending strongly that the vaccination effort is refocused on the affected LGAs.
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For more information as and when it is published, visit NSW Government COVID-19 updates >

Please ensure your COVID-Safe plans and QR codes are in place, and contact AMIC if you have any questions, we are here to help.