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Potential for escalation in NSW amid social distancing complacency – Sydney Morning Herald

NSW residents have been urged to only travel if necessary as a leading epidemiologist warns the state has dropped its guard on social distancing.

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NSW Health on Sunday urged people to avoid non-essential travel and social gatherings and consider wearing masks if they cannot socially distance as the rate of community transmissions rise.
Professor McCaw likened the Crossroads Hotel cluster in south-west Sydney to the breakdown in hotel quarantine in Melbourne a single seeding event that could start another wave.
“With the early case numbers in NSW, I am very concerned. People are mixing more. There is more potential for an escalation of ep…

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