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Local Small Businesses Roundtable

Saturday, 02 January 2021

Many locals – including me – have asked why Pittwater is being singled out for a longer lockdown.

The NSW Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant, has provided the below explanation as to the health rationale behind these decisions – which offers additional clarity to our community:

“I just want to pause to reflect on some of the statistics, which goes into why we are really concerned about the northern part of the northern beaches and why we want that extra period of time to ensure that we do not miss any community transmission or generate further cases in that area.

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COVID-19 Update

Monday, 28 December 2020

The Premier, Minister for Health, and Chief Health Officer have outlined arrangements for coming days and obviously we on the northern beaches are most keen to know when we will be able to welcome or visit family and friends from outside of our zones.

At this stage current movement restrictions will be in place until January 9 for the northern zone and January 2 for the southern zone.

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Christmas 2020

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

G’day everyone,

I know the events of the last week have been tough to take. A difficult end to what’s been the most challenging of years. The timing compounds these feelings. Right when things were looking up and we were getting ready to celebrate Christmas, welcome family and friends into our homes, get out and enjoy our city and take a well-earned regional holiday.

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New and revised alerts

Monday, 21 December 2020

There were a record 38,578 tests in last night's reporting period, and the night before had 28,210 – this is an amazing community response.

Staff at clinics, labs, and in the contact tracing team have been working around the clock – our entire community thanks you.

New and revised alerts have been issued this evening for Avalon, Newport, Mona Vale, Warriewood, Narrabeen, Manly, Belrose, Milsons Point, North Sydney, Macquarie Park, 304 Bus, Alexandria, Berowra, Mount Colah, Hornsby.

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