AUSTRALIA: Tighter lockdown restrictions announced for NSW
The NSW Government has announced that from 11.59pm on Saturday, 17 July 2021, people who live in the local government areas of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool will not be allowed to leave those areas for work. There are several other major changes being made to the lockdowns affecting Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour. From 11.59pm on Saturday, 17 July 2021, many retail businesses will be forced to close - although, they will still be able to operate "click and collect", takeaway and delivery services. From 12.01am on Monday, July 19 2021, all construction will be paused and non-urgent maintenance, including cleaning services and repair work on residential premises will be paused.