Greater Sydney lockdown likely to be extended another week

Greater Sydney is headed for an extension of the stay at home orders, which is expected to be confirmed by authorities this morning.

Meetings have been happening around the clock to clarify lockdown rules and measures past the initial lockdown end date this Friday.

It means that school students will have to shift to online learning when school resumes last week.


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Of course, schools will have to remain open for parents who have no other option.

It was hoped that Sydney would have been able to stamp out the Delta outbreak within the two-week lockdown, but it appears that there have been two many instances of infections and close contacts failing to isolate while infectious.

There have been more than 330 locally acquired cases diagnosed around Sydney over the last few weeks.

The Premier and health authorities will provide more information in this morning’s Covid update.

Gladys Berejiklian remained pretty tight-lipped about the matter yesterday, wanting to clarify more information before announcing the extension.

Earlier article: NSW records another 18 cases, Premier tight-lipped on lockdown future