Sydney news: AMA disappointed by easing of NSW mask restrictions

Sydney news: AMA disappointed by easing of NSW mask restrictions

Sydney news: AMA disappointed by easing of NSW mask restrictions Here's what you need to know this morning. AMA unhappy with NSW mask changes The Australian Medical Association (AMA) says it is disappointed the NSW government has announced the easing of mask restrictions. From December 15 — or when the state reaches 95 per cent double vaccinated — masks will no longer be required in shops or restaurants. The mandatory mask rules will remain in place for public transport, airports, and for unvaccinated front-of-house hospitality staff. AMA state president Danielle McMullen said masks could help prevent a rise in COVID-19 case numbers. "We know that masks protect us and particularly protect those around us that are vulnerable" Dr McMullen said. "We would've preferred to see masks indoors remain in place …
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