Sydney readying to emerge from COVID lockdown

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

Like thousands of eateries across Sydney, Bistecca, near the famous Opera House, went from packing in diners to “zero trade” in June as Australia’s biggest city endured one of the world’s strictest COVID lockdowns after an outbreak of the Delta variant.

Now, with virus-related measures in Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, to begin easing on Oct. 11, bookings are streaming in. “We are pretty much opening up to almost our full trading hours right off the bat,” said co-owner James Bradey. “It is going gangbusters.”

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