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New South Wales Roadmap Undergoes Significant Changes Under New Leader Dominic Perrottet

Caps on indoor and outdoor gatherings, weddings and funerals will be revised upwards from Monday as part of NSW's revised roadmap out of COVID-19 restrictions.

It comes as NSW records 587 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday.

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet met with the crisis cabinet late on Wednesday to tweak the roadmap as the state prepares to emerge from months of lockdown on Monday.

The state on Wednesday reached the 70 per cent double-dose vaccination milestone.

Under the new plans, the following have changed

FROM OCTOBER 11:

* Indoor gatherings capped at 10 people (up from five)

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 30 people (up from 20)

* Weddings and funerals capped at 100 people (up from 50)

* Indoor swimming pools to reopen

* Workers in regional areas can return to their workplace if they've had one vaccination, but must be fully jabbed by November 1

FROM OCTOBER 25, AFTER NSW HITS 80 PER CENT DOUBLE-DOSE COVERAGE:

* Indoor gatherings capped at 20 people

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 50 people

* Ticketed outdoor events capped at 3000 people

* Nightclubs can reopen (no dancing)

* Masks no longer have to be worn in office buildings

CHANGES TO THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL PLAN:

* Kindergarten, Year One and Year 12 return on October 18

* All other years return on October 25