The Premier of NSW and the NSW Department of Health have confirmed yesterday morning that the current state of lockdown in Greater Sydney (including the Central Coast) will be extended until Saturday 28 August . Until further notice the Chief Health Officer advises the following:
Facilities located in Greater Sydney (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour) must:
• exclude all visitors, except those providing essential caring functions and end of life visits
• ensure that all staff and essential care visitors wear a surgical mask. For reasons when masks can be removed please see Additional Advice. All essential visits must be in the residents room
• ensure that residents are provided with appropriate PPE and infection control advice if they need to leave the facility for essential purposes.
Please check the NSW Department of Health website for information: