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Coronavirus Australia news: northern beaches cluster at 68; state borders close to Sydneysiders

All eyes will be on NSW today to see if new cases have spread beyond the northern beaches. Follow all the latest news and updates, live

The NSW bus drivers union has called on the government to make masks mandatory on public transport – when social distancing isn’t possible.

Masks are currently strongly recommended, but not compulsory in NSW. Buses and trains are also marked with spaced-out green spots recommending where people can sit to facilitate social distancing.

Two people have been issued penalty infringement notices and fined over allegedly breaching restrictions in the northern beaches.

A 60-year-old man from Padstow and a 39-year-old woman from Bankstown – both in Sydney’s south-west – were fined after they were stopped in Manly on East Esplanade at 4pm on Sunday afternoon.

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