The ACT will no longer consider Sydney’s Northern Beaches local government area a COVID-19 hotspot area.
From 3:00pm today, approximately 75 people currently in quarantine in the ACT after travelling to the northern beaches can end their isolation.
“Today the Northern Beaches local Government area will be removed from the list,” ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said.
“This reflects the improved situation in the local government area.”
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The ACT continues to classify 10 Sydney local government areas as hotspots:

  • Blacktown
  • Burwood
  • Canada Bay
  • Canterbury-Bankstown
  • Cumberland
  • Fairfield
  • Inner West
  • Liverpool
  • Paramatta
  • Strathfield

“We continue to urge Canberrans not to travel to those areas. They remain a great enough risk,” Mr Barr said.
“We anticipate those restrictions remaining in place for another week, but we will update the community on Friday.”
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There are currently 560 people in quarantine in the ACT.
There continue to be no known cases of COVID-19 in the ACT, and 151,998 negative tests have been conducted.
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