The government has announced the 80 percent roadmap for relaxing restrictions with significant easing on 1 December.
The roadmaps for 70 and 80 percent and beyond > HERE. Current estimates are for the first stage (70 percent) to apply from Monday 11 October, the second stage (80 percent) in late October and greater freedoms from 1 December.
Sydney communities have shown we can pull together in a crisis and support each other during the difficult lockdown days. The rapidly increasing vaccination numbers are very promising and we should be proud to get such a high rate of protection. Vaccination reduces transmission, reduces serious illness and prevents death from coronavirus > HERE.
Younger age groups (16-39 years) remain lower for vaccination rates, and were not eligible early on. If you haven’t yet had a chance, please get vaccinated to protect yourself, your loved ones and the wider community as we re-open from severe COVID restrictions > HERE.