Those who live or work within the seven Sydney COVID hotspot local government areas will not be allowed to travel beyond metro Sydney as the city moves into tighter restrictions from 4pm today following another 23 cases recorded in the past 24 hours.
Those residents in Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Shellharbour, can not have any more than five visitors to household including children from 4pm today until midnight Wednesday when restrictions will be re-assessed.
All customers at hospitality venues must again be seated to consume food or drink, while the four square metre rule will also be re-introduced.
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Singing and dancing is also banned, with an exception for 20 people on a dance floor at weddings.
Sporting and outdoor events are recommended to reduce capacities to 50 per cent.
Masks are compulsory in all indoor settings, including workplaces, and at outdoor events such as sporting matches.
Gym classes are restricted to 20, and masks must be worn.
The restrictions come as the Sydney cases jump with a further 10 cases of community transmission reported to 8pm last night, and another 13 cases since 8pm last night.
Of those 10 new cases, nine were reported yesterday and the 10th is also from the party at Bondi Junction, .
Eight of the 13 cases that came in after the reporting period, were also form the same party.
The ninth case was a patient in the same waiting room as a case reported yesterday and the other four are all in close area to the southern Sydney cases.
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