New South Wales has recorded a further 1083 new local COVID-19 cases and 13 new deaths.
The results come from more than 99,000 tests.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian fronted the media today, saying that from tomorrow all LGAs of concern will have the same rules as the rest of Greater Sydney except for the list of authorised workers.
That means from tomorrow residents in: Bayside, Blacktown, Burwood, Campbelltown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Georges River, Liverpool, Parramatta, Strathfield, and some suburbs of Penrith will have the same exercise and recreation rules as those on the coast.
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) September 19, 2021
Ms Berejiklian said vaccine rates remain high, but need to continue in order for restrictions to ease.
She said that “very pleasingly” the state had now hit 81 per cent first dose vaccinations.
“Very pleasingly, New South Wales has completed 81.9 per cent of first doses,” she said.
“We would love to get that is close to 90 per cent as possible.”
A total of 1331 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths were recorded yesterday.
The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic now amounts to over 50,000.
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