Friday, May 7, 2021

Coronavirus Pandemic

Get your dance on: COVID restrictions lifted

A number of COVID-19 restrictions across NSW will be eased from Monday, including dancing at nightclubs and pubs.

COVID-19 testing clinics closed due to weather conditions

Penrith's weather crisis has forced the temporary closure of a number of COVID-19 testing clinics in Penrith.

COVID-19 vaccine: Local GP clinics named

Local GP clinics that will deliver the COVID-19 vaccine from Monday have been confirmed by the Federal Government.

Matt helps change lives during pandemic

Lemongrove resident Matt Laffan has been lauded for his dedication to changing lives through music during the pandemic.

NSW to start administering COVID-19 vaccines on Monday

More than 35,000 critical staff in NSW will be among the first in Australia to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when the rollout begins on Monday.

NSW eases restrictions after 10th straight day without new community cases

NSW will ease COVID-19 restrictions after recording a 10th straight day with no community transmission of the virus

Penrith locals can travel to NT, ACT

Residents living in the Penrith Local Government Area (LGA) are now able to travel to the Northern Territory and ACT after travel restrictions were lifted.

New mask rules, but NSW looks poised to avoid lockdown

Masks mandatory in indoor settings such as shopping centres and cinemas.

Cheering for a Sydney lockdown is dangerous and irresponsible

Current case numbers do not warrant a widespread lockdown.

Locals encouraged to spend New Year’s Eve at home

Cancel your plans and stay at home, officials ask.

Testing clinics to remain open over the holidays

New case highlights need for more testing.

Close to normal: More restrictions eased

The ‘2sqm rule’ will be expanded and venue caps will be removed under a major easing of restrictions, as NSW continues to record zero cases of community transmission of COVID-19.

Premiers playing politics with border closures is a dangerous game

Premiers say border closures are all about health advice. But is that true?

Panthers fined $10,000 for Grand Final night COVID breaches

Panthers Leagues Club has been fined $10,000 for COVID safety breaches after footage showed fans mingling, hugging and drinking while standing during last Sunday night’s NRL Grand Final.

NSW records three millionth COVID test

As the state marks three million COVID-19 tests since January, the NSW Government is calling on the community to continue to work together to fight the deadly virus.

Further restrictions to be eased in NSW

Gatherings in outdoor public spaces and group bookings at restaurants will be increased to 30 people under a relaxation of COVID-19 rules.

Penrith locations on alert after new COVID-19 cases identified

Three popular Penrith venues are on alert after a Coronavirus scare.

Labor wants gym rules relaxed

NSW Labor says restrictions on gyms and fitness centres should be eased to help the businesses get back on track.

Women hardest hit by pandemic and recession, says Labor

Labor and women’s advocacy groups are calling for more to be done to protect Penrith’s most vulnerable, with a growing number of women aged 55 and over experiencing homelessness.

No community risk after positive Coronavirus test reported at Newmarch House

There are fears that a resident of Newmarch House nursing home in Caddens has tested positive to COVID-19.