Dancing, singing and packed out pubs: NSW to enjoy HUGE easing of coronavirus restrictions as the state goes record 38 days without a single local Covid case – here’s what you need to know
- Revelers in NSW can take to dance floors across the state from this Friday
- Singing, dancing and chanting banned in December amid Covid outbreak
- Households allowed to welcome 50 visitors; stand-up drinking still banned
Party-goers in New South Wales can take to dance floors across the state from Friday after Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced a widespread easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Ms Berejiklian on Wednesday said singing, dancing and chanting at indoor venues would be allowed again as the state went 38 days without a single local case of Covid-19.
Households will be allowed to welcome 50 visitors but stand-up drinking will remain banned in indoor venues.
Singing and dancing-based activities – until now considered to be too ‘high risk’ – is allowed again in New South Wales. File image
Singing and dancing were banned on December 20 as NSW battled against an outbreak of Covid-19 infections on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
NSW Health said one case of the virus was found in a returned traveller in hotel quarantine overnight following 17,917 tests in the past 24 hours.
More to come