COVID-19 NSW: Northern beaches' nine virus-free postcodes ahead of new freedoms

VIRUS LOAD: The northern beaches has nine virus-free postcodes ahead of new freedoms from Monday, October 18. Picture: Fi;e
VIRUS LOAD: The northern beaches has nine virus-free postcodes ahead of new freedoms from Monday, October 18. Picture: Fi;e

THE northern beaches now has nine virus-free postcodes ahead of further eased COVID-19 restrictions on Monday.

There are now 52 active cases in the LGA, data to 8pm on Saturday shows, this is down from a Delta variant high in early October of 151 cases.

The COVID-freepostcodes are: 2108, 2107, 2106, 2105, 2104, 2101, 2086, 2085 and 2084.

There is now only one postcode with more than 10 cases, with 13 still active in 2099, which includes Dee Why, Cromer, Narraweena and North Curl Curl. The next highest is the 2095 postcode (Manly) with eight cases.

Active cases by postcode

  • 0 in 2108 (Palm Beach, Coasters Retreat, Currawong Beach, Great Mackerel Beach)
  • 0 in 2107 (Avalon, Bilgola, Clareville, Whale Beach)
  • 0 in 2106 (Newport)
  • 0 in 2105 (Church Point, Scotland Island and Elvina, Lovett and Morning bays)
  • 0 in 2104 (Bayview)
  • 1 in 2103 (Mona Vale)
  • 4 in 2102 (Warriewood)
  • 0 in 2101 (Narrabeen, Elanora Heights, Ingleside)
  • 6 in 2100 (Brookvale, Beacon Hill, Allambie, North Manly, Oxford Falls)
  • 13 in 2099 (Dee Why, Cromer, Narraweena, North Curl Curl)
  • 4 in 2097 (Collaroy, Wheeler Heights)
  • 4 in 2096 (Curl Curl, Freshwater, Queenscliff)
  • 8 in 2095 (Manly)
  • 1 in 2094 (Fairlight)
  • 6 in 2093 (Balgowlah, Clontarf, Manly Vale)
  • 1 in 2092 (Seaforth)
  • 4 in 2087 (Forestville, Killarney Heights)
  • 0 in 2086 (Frenchs Forest)
  • 0 in 2085 (Belrose, Davidson)
  • 0 in 2084 (Terrey Hills, Cottage Point, Duffys Forest)

COVID-19 case numbers continue to fall across NSW, six days after the state started reopening social and economic activity.

The state recorded 301 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday and 10 new deaths from COVID-19.

The state's COVID-19 patients include 619 in hospital and 137 in intensive care.

NSW reached its second target of 80 per cent adult double-dose vaccination on Friday, triggering a range of relaxed restrictions from Monday. The single-dose rate has crept up to 91.9 per cent.

Kindergarten, year 1 and year 12 students return to face-to-face schooling on Monday, and other years will follow on October 25.

A new set of freedoms for the fully vaccinated include the return of community sport, a new home visitor limit of 20 people, the scrapping of mandatory masks in offices and bigger caps on weddings and funerals.

Pub patrons will also be allowed to drink standing up and dance.

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