New South Wales has recorded 30 new cases of community transmissions of Coronavirus.

28 of the cases are linked to the Northern Beaches cluster, 2 are still under investigation.

There were over 28,000 tests processed in the last 24 hours.

A new health order from today means:

Household gatherings will be limited to 10 visitors (until 11:59pm Wednesday 23 December).

The one person per four square metre rule will be re-introduced for all indoor settings including hospitality venues and places of worship.

A cap of 300 people will apply for hospitality venues and places of worship.


Singing and chanting at indoor venues will not be allowed.

Dancefloors will not be permitted, except for weddings, when a maximum of 20 from the bridal party will be permitted.

People in the Greater Sydney area and the Central Coast, Illawarra-Shoalhaven, and Nepean Blue Mountains, are also asked not to visit aged care facilities until 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 December, unless it is critical.