NSW Covid update: rules relaxed for vaccinated despite record 1,029 cases
Up to five people will be allowed to gather outdoors for recreation outside hotspot LGAs from mid-September
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Despite surging case numbers and a new daily record of 1,029 cases, the New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has made good on her promise of relaxing some of the rules on outdoor gatherings.
Small groups of fully vaccinated people will now be allowed to meet outdoors, but the so-called “picnic rules” are more limited for the 12 local government areas of concern than the rest of the state, and do not come into effect until 13 September.