There is a cost to a lockdown for NSW.
NSW Lockdown Synopsis as follows,
The lockdown area of Greater Sydney, Wollongong, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Shoalhaven have a total population of 5.2M.
The figures below represent the loss over a 14 day period
Total number of meals lost - 16,6M
Total lost turnover/ revenue - $776.3M
Total lost food & beverage supplies - $263.9M
Total losses over 14 days $1.04B
The above figures have been adjusted to account for pivoting takeaway.