Updated

COVID-19 restrictions extended in NSW: Masks compulsory, venues restricted in regional areas

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated June 26 2021 - 5:56am, first published 5:00am
Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced an extended Sydney lockdown Saturday afternoon,

Tourism operators at Nelson Bay and Port Stephens have felt the impact of the state's most recent COVID-19 outbreak as holidaymakers cancel plans to visit the regions in the wake of broader lockdowns for Metropolitan Sydney and restrictions for the regions announced on Saturday afternoon.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.