NSW has experienced another outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, and restrictions have been put in place to stop the spread.
Following an outbreak of COVID-19, the Northern Beaches Local Government Area in Sydney has been placed into lockdown from Saturday the 19th until Wednesday the 23rd of December.
For Northern Beaches residents, this means similar restrictions to the lockdown earlier this year. There are also restrictions in place that limit visiting the northern beaches. This means that going there for holidays or travelling there to exercise if you are not a resident, is no longer allowed.
Other restrictions have been placed on Greater Sydney, the Central Coast and Wollongong by the NSW Government. Interstate travel restrictions have also come into effect.
For bike riders, this means no more group rides to or from the Northern Beaches of Sydney during the lockdown. We recommend ride leaders who are planning group rides in other parts of NSW avoid riding with people who have attended any of the venues identified by NSW Health, until they have tested negative.
These measures are due to change over the coming days. Bicycle NSW cautions all riders to update themselves on the NSW Health information before planning rides.
“This is a difficult situation for people in NSW, and will interrupt family plans, holidays, and rides for many,” said Bicycle NSW General Manager of Public Affairs, Bastien Wallace.
“We will do our best to keep you updated and encourage everyone to follow the health measures to limit the spread of the virus,” said Bastien.
Click here for the latest updates from NSW Health.