Travel ban extended as regions remain a no-go zone for Greater Sydney residents

Travel ban extended as regions remain a no-go zone for Greater Sydney residents

NSW regional travel ban extended as regions to remain a no-go zone for Sydneysiders Regional travel for Sydneysiders has been pushed out by another two weeks. Despite the state forecast to reach 80 per cent fully-vaccinated in coming days, the regions will remain off-limits to those from Greater Sydney until next month. The regional travel ban will be lifted on November 1, a spokesperson from deputy premier Paul Toole's office confirmed on Friday morning. Cabinet met on Thursday to discuss the potential reopening of the regions to Sydneysiders at the 80 per cent mark, when unlimited travel was promised according to the state's roadmap out of lockdown. However concerns over the potential spread of COVID-19 to regional areas, where vaccine rates can be lower than in the metropolitan areas, mean …
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