Stay-at-home orders will be extended until October 11 for several local government areas (LGAs) in regional NSW due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health risk.
Stay-at-home orders will be extended for the Wingecarribee Shire, Goulburn - Mulwaree, Eurobodalla, Queanbeyan - Palerang, and the City of Shoalhaven until October 11.
Other local government areas include Bathurst Regional, Bourke, Central Coast, City of Cessnock, Dubbo Regional, Kiama, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Lithgow, City of Maintland, City of Newcastle, Port Stephens, and City of Shellharbour.
NSW Health will continue to closely monitor the evolving situation with COVID-19 and will not hesitate to update its advice to protect the health and wellbeing of the people of NSW.
NSW Health urges people throughout NSW to continue to come forward for testing at the first sign of even mild symptoms. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.
High vaccination rates are also essential to reduce the risk of transmission and protect the health and safety of the scommunity.