PORT Macquarie-Hastings, Kempsey and now Mid Coast local government areas on the Mid North Coast are among regions across NSW to have stay-at-home lockdown orders lifted from Saturday.
NSW Health reviewed the status of the Mid Coast local government area (which extends from Johns River in the north and south the Taree, Forster, Gloucester, Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens) on Friday night (September 10).
The region was not included in initial lockdown lift announcements due to one positive case in Booral, near Stroud. The LGA will now join the rest of the Mid North Cost on Saturday to emerge from stay-at-home orders.
In all locations, masks stay on indoors and community sport remains off the table for now.
Stage one of opening up for many parts of regional and rural NSW comes with a cautionary warning. Presentation of any new cases will mean the lockdown rules will be immediately back in play for a minimum of 14 days in a bid to minimise spread and protect the regions.
The following freedoms will be available to all residents in regional LGAs where stay-at-home orders will be lifted from Saturday, September 11:
Stay-at-home orders remain in place in the following LGAs:
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