NSW Government Coronavirus rules

Updated 27 July 2020
  • The NSW Government has rules about what you are allowed to do during Coronavirus.

    The rules can change.

    For the latest rules go to the  NSW Government website or call 1800 020 080.

  • If we go out the government has made rules about

    • what we can do
    • how many people we can spend time with

Why is this important

  • Coronavirus is making a lot of people sick.

    It is very important to keep yourself and others safe.

  • Coronavirus can spread easily

    • when someone who has Coronavirus coughs or sneezes
    • by touching something with the virus on it
  • Some people get very sick and can die if they get Coronavirus.

    Some people do not get sick but can give Coronavirus to other people.

    It is everyone’s job to stop the virus.

Going out

  • The government says we can go out, but only for some reasons.

    The government has created rules about going out.

  • If you go out

    • always stand 2 metres or 2 big steps away from other people
    • make sure you wash your hands often
    • avoid touching your face

You can go out for these things

  • Shopping

    Follow the rules in the shop to keep safe.

  • Exercise

    You can use outdoor exercise or play equipment.

    Wash your hands after touching anything.

    You can go to the gym, exercise class and play sport.

    Numbers are limited. Get more info.

  • Spend time outside

    You can go outside but numbers must be limited. See how many people are allowed.

  • Appointments with doctors

  • School

    Follow the school rules.

  • Work

    You can go to work if you cannot do this from home.

  • Visit friends or family

    You can go to someone’s house but numbers must be limited. See how many people you are allowed.

  • Go out to be social

    You can go to a pub, club, cafe or restaurant.

    The number of people will be limited.

  • Holiday

    You are allowed to travel in NSW for a holiday.

  • Worship, weddings and funerals

    You can go to church or a religious event.

    You can go to weddings and funerals.

    The number of people will be limited. Get more info.

  • You can also go to

    • Museums
    • Art galleries
    • Libraries

    The number of people will be limited.

If you feel sick

  • If you have a cough, fever or sore throat

    • call your doctor
    • do not leave your home
    • try to stay away from the people you live with

For information

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