Stricter lockdown restrictions were imposed across Sydney and especially in the city's southwest as Covid cases jumped to 111.
The new restrictions announced by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Saturday aimed to completely shut down the southwest Sydney epicenter of the outbreak.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Fairfield, Liverpool and Cantebury-Bankstown residents were to stay in their local councils.
Residents cannot even leave for work unless they work in heathcare and emergency services until July 30 at the earliest.
Only 'critical retail' such as supermarkets and pharmacies will be allowed to remain open from 11.59pm on Saturday. Others will have to do click and collect or takeaway.
Construction, large or small, will shut and homes and businesses cannot use paid cleaners or have home repairs done unless urgent.
Here is what the new rules are and which ones apply to you.
Sydney will now face its toughest-ever lockdown restrictions including the closure of non-critical retail, restrictions on the movements of people in three local government areas and a shut down of 'non-urgent' construction
Most shops will shut
The only shops that can stay open from 11.59pm on Saturday across Sydney are:Supermarkets and grocery stores (including butchers, bakeries, fruit and vegetable stores, liquor stores and fishmongers) Stores that predominantly sell health, medical, maternity and infant supplies Pharmacies and chemists Petrol