Bondi Junction couple trapped in locked down complex
A couple caught in a locked down system block in Sydney’s east have actually spoken up about conditions inside their structure, which they fear might go on a lot longer than the anticipated 2 weeks.
Angus Hall and Ashley Ware reside in among 29 homes inside the Bondi Junction complex, where 9 cases of coronavirus have actually been discovered throughout 5 homes.
All citizens have actually been considered close contacts and should go through 2 week of quarantine, however Mr Hall stated on Wednesday it had actually been recommended the lockdown might choose longer.
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“The letter they wrote yesterday definitely gave them scope for it to be extended. There is no word from the authorities yet as to when that would be extended,” he informed Sunrise.
“We are expecting, given they worded the letter that way, that they probably will extend it. At this stage we have not heard anything.”
There were grim scenes outside the block on Tuesday with authorities systems and guard patrolling the Botany Street structure, which has actually been taped off from the general public.
Ms Ware informed the program they were not enabled to leave their home under any scenario, not even to put their bin out.
“We are not meant to leave at all. If any deliveries come to our door they will buzz and then leave it at our door and then buzz again when it is left, and then we can get it. We are not allowed to take our bins out or anything like that,” she stated.
There were likewise stringent guidelines specifying that citizens should just get shipments in between 12pm and 8pm, however there had actually been an allowance produced the couple on Wednesday.
“We had some issues because we pre-ordered our grocery delivery for 9am this morning, so we had to call up our direct health line to see what the go was with that and they were quite good about it actually,” Ms Ware stated.
“They said it would be fine for us to get the delivery early, so it has been quite good. Strict, but good.”
Appropriate management of the break out ought to see citizens devoid of lockdown on July 24, however Mr Hall was not holding his breath.
“It’s a bit frightening. We’ve been watching people come and go over the last few days, you sit there and think, is my time coming soon?” he informed the program.
“We’ve been trying to fill our time otherwise and not think too much about it.”
Sydneysiders are waiting for news on whether the city’s lockdown, due to end on July 16, will be extended, with health authorities showing it was not likely to end as prepared today.
NSW taped 89 brand-new Covid -19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the overall variety of cases in the existing break out to 767.