1. Restrictions could be tightened further for three LGAs in south west Sydney  Sky News Australia
  2. 'Particular concern' for three Sydney LGAs amid COVID clusters  Sky News Australia
  3. Epidemiologists hopeful a week will be long enough to quash Delta spread  Sydney Morning Herald
  4. COVID-19 testing rates low as Sydney outbreak goes west  Sydney Morning Herald
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Sydney's two-week lockdown has been extended for another week due to the vulnerability of an Australia population largely unvaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday.Sydney's two-week lockdown has been extended for another week due to the vulnerability of an Australia population largely unvaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Australia's largest city Sydney locks down for third week | CTV News

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Stay-at-home orders will remain in place until July 16, while Sydney schools will move to remote learning next week.Stay-at-home orders will remain in place until July 16, while Sydney schools will move to remote learning next week.

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Restrictions across Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast and Wollongong that were due to expire at midnight on Friday will now end on July 16.Restrictions across Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast and Wollongong that were due to expire at midnight on Friday will now end on July 16.

Everything you need to know about Sydney's extended lockdown  | Daily Mail Online

Thieves have ransacked a home in Sydney’s affluent lower north shore but left jewellery, electronics and cash behind instead taking toilet paper and a snowboard. Thieves have ransacked a home in Sydney’s affluent lower north shore but left jewellery, electronics and cash behind instead taking toilet paper and a snowboard.

NSW Police investigate Sydney toilet paper theft in Artarmon

Originally due to lift on Friday night, the two-week lockdown has been extended until 11.59pm on Friday July 16.Originally due to lift on Friday night, the two-week lockdown has been extended until 11.59pm on Friday July 16.

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Sydney extends virus lockdown as Delta cluster growsSydney extends virus lockdown as Delta cluster grows

Sydney extends virus lockdown as Delta cluster grows - France 24

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NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant was slammed for saying young people need a "wake-up call" about COVID, when under 40s still can't get vaccinated.Dr Kerry Chant has been slammed for saying that young people need a "wake-up call" about COVID, when what we really need is to be vaccinated.

Dr Kerry Chant Says Young People Need A "Wake-Up Call" About COVID

Three local government areas of Greater Sydney have been singled out by the NSW Premier, as health authorities warn residents it is "crunch time".Three local government areas of Greater Sydney have been singled out by the NSW Premier, as health authorities warn residents it is "crunch time".

'Crunch time' for NSW as 110 suburbs put on virus alert | The New Daily

Rest of World News: Sydney, home to a fifth of Australia's 25 million people, was plunged into lockdown on June 26 as a Delta variant outbreak persuaded officials to tighRest of World News: Sydney, home to a fifth of Australia's 25 million people, was plunged into lockdown on June 26 as a Delta variant outbreak persuaded officials to tigh

Sydney lockdown for another week as Delta variant spreads | World News - Times of India

The decision to extend the lockdown through July 16 was made on health advice, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.The decision to extend the lockdown through July 16 was made on health advice, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.

Sydney COVID-19 lockdown extended for another week, cases rise | World News,The Indian Express

The decision to extend the lockdown through July 16 was made on health advice, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.The decision to extend the lockdown through July 16 was made on health advice, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.

Sydney COVID-19 lockdown extended for another week, cases rise | World News,The Indian Express

Senior ministers are divided over how the state should live with the virus as the city goes into lockdown for the third week.Senior ministers are divided over how the state should live with the virus as the city goes into lockdown for the third week.

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The extension of Sydney’s lockdown has left businesses in Jindabyne dishing out thousands of dollars in refunds over the peak ski season.The extension of Sydney’s lockdown has left businesses in Jindabyne dishing out thousands of dollars in refunds over the peak ski season.

Ski businesses dish out thousands of dollars in refunds as lockdown continues

Gladys Berejiklian praises regional communities for upholding COVID restrictions, but many small business owners are feeling the effect of lockdown as it's extended for another week.Gladys Berejiklian praises regional communities for upholding COVID restrictions, but many small business owners are feeling the effect of lockdown as it's extended for another week.

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Students in Sydney will be learning from home next week as the lockdown is extended, 9News understands.

Coronavirus NSW lockdown update: Sydney students to learn from home next week

Following updated health advice and ongoing cases of community transmission, the current lockdown will be extended for another week until 11:59pm on Friday, 16 JulyFollowing updated health advice and ongoing cases of community transmission, the current lockdown will be extended for another week until 11:59pm on Friday, 16 July

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<p>New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard has defended the state's health authority after more than 160 students at an elite Sydney private boys' school were given the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.&nbsp;</p>

Brad Hazzard’s blunt response after private school boys were given Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine | Sky News Australia

The lockdown on Greater Sydney, Wollongong, Shellharbour, Blue Mountains and the Central Coast, which was due to end on 9 July, will be extended.The lockdown on Greater Sydney, Wollongong, Shellharbour, Blue Mountains and the Central Coast, which was due to end on 9 July, will be extended.

Greater Sydney coronavirus lockdown extended by one week as virus spreads in city's southwest | SBS News

The slow progress in controlling COVID-19 is a blow to NSW Health’s prestige but its basic strategy is sound.The slow progress in controlling COVID-19 is a blow to NSW Health’s prestige but its basic strategy is sound.

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Strict stay-home orders, which were scheduled to end Friday, will now end on July 16.Strict stay-home orders, which were scheduled to end Friday, will now end on July 16.

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‘Error’ behind elite school’s shots | The Saturday Paper

Social distancing restrictions for regional areas have been extended.Social distancing restrictions for regional areas have been extended.

Which COVID-19 restrictions are extended for regional NSW | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader | St George, NSW

The lockdown latest including getting workplaces on board with the vaccination rollout.The lockdown latest including getting workplaces on board with the vaccination rollout.

Sydney's lockdown extended; vaccination rollout latest; Ash Barty party goes on at Wimbledon | Illawarra Mercury | Wollongong, NSW

Officials in Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, have warned that the area is facing an “absolutely critical” 48 hours, as it fights to contain a Covid outbreak that has infected at least 300 people.Officials in Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, have warned that the area is facing an “absolutely critical” 48 hours, as it fights to contain a Covid outbreak that has infected at least 300 people.

Sydney’s battle to contain Covid outbreak has reached ‘absolutely critical’ point, state premier warns — RT World News

Masks became mandatory for many indoor settings in the ACT from June 28 in response to the outbreak in Sydney.Masks became mandatory for many indoor settings in the ACT from June 28 in response to the outbreak in Sydney.

ACT Health likely to extend mask mandate alongside NSW lockdown | The Canberra Times | Canberra, ACT

Sydney's hospitality, entertainment and travel businesses are "devastated" as the city's lockdown is extended by another week with estimates the stay-at-home...Sydney's hospitality, entertainment and travel businesses are "devastated" as the city's lockdown is extended by another week with estimates the stay-at-home...

Business 'devastated' by Sydney lockdown | Goulburn Post | Goulburn, NSW

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Ben Fordham is calling for an end to lockdowns and a change to how NSW fights the coronavirus. Gladys Berejiklian is expected to announce a week-long extension of the stay-at-home orders as the city fights to contain the Delta strain of COVID-19. But Ben says the open line has been inundated with frustrated NSW residents. […]

'People are at breaking point': Ben Fordham urges NSW to end lockdown - 2GB

To come out of lockdown, health authorities want to see that all cases are linked, and that potentially infectious people are quarantining before they test positive. This still isn't happening.To come out of lockdown, health authorities want to see that all cases are linked, and that potentially infectious people are quarantining before they test positive. This still isn't happening.

Sydney is locked down for another 7 days. So what will it take to lift restrictions?

Sydney is locked down for another 7 days. So what will it take to lift restrictions?

New South Wales has recorded 18 new coronavirus infections and Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes to be able to confirm soon when a lockdown in...

18 new Covid cases in NSW; word on lockdown soon | Otago Daily Times Online News

Victoria has recorded a full week without cases of COVID-19 community transmission since the state’s fourth lockdown, while in NSW there have been more than 330 locally acquired cases since …

Seven COVID-free days for Victoria, but concerns as lockdown may be extended in NSW | Neos Kosmos

The state's Pfizer vaccine supplies are not due to be replenished until OctoberThe state's Pfizer vaccine supplies are not due to be replenished until October

Strict health restrictions likely to remain in place until more vaccines are available in NSW

Sydney lockdown extended as 27 new cases recorded - MacroBusiness

People on TikTok have started to stan NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian with fancams and memes to help ease the boredom of Sydney's lockdown.I regret to inform you that TikTok has reached the stanning "Daddy Gladdy" stage of lockdown.

Gladys Berejiklian Has Become TikTok's New Hero And It's Utter Chaos

New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian wanted "this to be the last lockdown until we get the majority of our citizens vaccinated".. Read more at straitstimes.com.Australia/NZ News -New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian wanted "this to be the last lockdown until we get the majority of our citizens vaccinated".. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Sydney to know soon if 'last Covid-19 lockdown' will be extended, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories - The Straits Times