A man who was infected with COVID-19 in New South Wales has died, as the state recorded another massive increase in new cases.
The man, aged in his late 80s, died on Friday, NSW Health authorities confirmed on Saturday.
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Another 111 new cases of coronavirus were also confirmed on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the outbreak to 1,137.
Of the new cases, 59 are linked to a known cluster or case, while 52 remain under investigation.
Twenty-nine new cases were infectious in the community, while 69 were in quarantine for their entire infectious period.
Ten other cases were in quarantine for part of their infectious period.
The death is the third of the current outbreak.
New COVID restrictions
A number of new restrictions have also been announced for Greater Sydney.
From 11.59pm on Saturday, non-essential retail will be forced to close.
Residents of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool council areas cannot leave their local government area except for emergency services and healthcare workers.
Where those workers do need to leave their LGA for work, they are required to be tested every three days, even if they do not have symptoms.
Masks are being made mandatory in all outdoor work settings, in outdoor markets, outdoor shopping strops and in any outdoor queues such as takeaway food.
Residents are also being asked to carry a mask with them at all times.
From Monday, all construction will be paused across Greater Sydney, including non-urgent maintenance, cleaning services and repair work.