Sydney tightens lockdown as Australia’s Covid-19 cases rise – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SYDNEY: The Australian city of Sydney on Saturday ordered a shutdown of building sites, banned non-essential retail and threatened fines for employers who make staff come into the office as new Covid-19 cases kept rising three weeks into a citywide lockdown. Authorities in New South Wales state, of which Sydney is the capital, also banned … Read more

Sydney Covid Cases Stabilise, Southern Australia On Alert

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sydney’s lockdown started on June 26 and will remain in place until at least July 30 Sydney: Australian authorities reported a slowdown in new COVID-19 cases in Sydney on Thursday, as the country’s largest city endures an extended lockdown to suppress the country’s worst outbreak of this year of the highly contagious Delta variant. New … Read more

Australia extends Sydney lockdown as Covid-19 outbreak nears 900 infections – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SYDNEY: Australian authorities extended a lockdown in Sydney on Wednesday by at least 14 days, after three weeks of initial restrictions failed to stamp out an outbreak of Covid-19 in the country’s largest city. New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said restrictions would need to remain in place until at least July 30 after … Read more

Millions in Sydney wake to coronavirus lockdown – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SYDNEY: Millions of Sydney residents woke Sunday to the first full day of a two-week coronavirus lockdown, as Australia tried to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant. Restaurants, bars and cafes were shuttered after stay-at-home orders for central neighbourhoods were extended across Sydney and to the coastal and mountainous regions surrounding the … Read more