Border unlikely to open until this number is reached
Sydneysiders hoping to head south in to Victoria are being warned to expect a lengthy wait as parts of NSW continue to battle with a growing number of locally acquired COVID-19 cases.
While Victoria has not given a definitive answer as to when the borders between the two states would reopen, it is expected a full 14-day cycle of no community transmission will need to pass before lifting restrictions.
NSW closed its border with Victoria on July 8, 2020 when the state recorded consecutive days of COVID-19 cases above 100. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian reopened the border with Victoria on November 23 after the state achieved 14 days of no community transmission.
Victoria Emergency Services Minister Lisa Neville said the decision on the reopening of the Victorian border to Greater Sydney is…