The state recorded a staggering 1,218 local infections on Sunday – the highest daily figure in the country since the start of the pandemic.
NSW Health also announced six additional COVID-related deaths, taking the total number of fatalities in this outbreak to 89.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian is seen during a daily COVID-19 update. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Flavio Brancaleone
Greater Sydney’s lockdown – which began on June 26 – has been extended until the end of September, while regional NSW will remain subject to stay-at-home orders until at least September 10.
The outbreak emerged on June 16 after a Bondi limo driver who transports international aircrew contracted the virus.
More to come.
NED-3760-NSW’s new COVID restrictions

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