Stay-at-home orders will be implemented and extended for a number of areas in regional NSW due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health risk.
Stay-at-home orders will be implemented from midnight tonight (Monday) until 11 October in the following parts of the Mid Coast local government area (LGA):
- postcode 2430 (including Taree)
- postcode 2428 (including Forster and Tuncurry)
These stay-at-home orders also apply to anyone who has been in these areas since 27 September.
Stay-at-home orders will be extended for Muswellbrook LGA until 11 October.
Everyone in these areas must stay at home unless it is for an essential reason, which includes shopping for food, medical care, getting vaccinated, compassionate needs, exercise and work or tertiary education if you can’t work or study at home.
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 dept has said high vaccination rates are essential to reduce the risk of transmission and protect the health and safety of the community.