Coronavirus Australia: New singles bubble for Sydney as four week lockdown extension looms

‘Singles bubble’ will allow Sydneysiders to meet up with a mate indoors – as looming lockdown extension prompts officials to introduce mental health measures

Single Sydneysiders will now be able to meet up with a friend indoors as part of a new ‘bubble’ system designed to combat mental health concerns during lockdown.

Officials are said to have decided on the move during a long crisis meeting on Tuesday, with some reports suggesting a long lockdown extension beyond July 30 is looming.

More to follow.