Sydney residents now face even tougher restrictions due to COVID-19 outbreak | 7.30

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In response to the growing COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney, the NSW Premier has introduced tighter restrictions in eight major hot spot areas.

And NSW Police have called for back-up, requesting 300 personnel from the Defence Force.

In Sydney’s south-west, home to national distribution hubs and other vital industries, thousands of workers now face even tougher restrictions on their movements.

Jason Om reports.

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