01/02/2021

There has been new case of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 596 cases notified in South Australia. Border updates for WA, NSW and New Zealand.

WA border update

From 10.15 pm 31 January 2021, people who have been in Western Australia in the previous 14 days will not be permitted to enter South Australia.

Anyone who travelled to SA on or after 26 January from WA must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days, commencing 31 January. They must get a COVID-19 test immediately and again on day 5 and day 12 of quarantine.

Anyone who was at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Perth on or after 24 January must immediately self-quarantine and complete a survey to notify SA Health that you were at this location.

More information, including a new Direction, is available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.

NSW border update

Effective 12.01 am Sunday 31 January, people travelling to South Australia who have been in the Greater Sydney Region (as defined by the Greater Sydney Commission Act 2015 NSW), Central Coast Council or Wollongong City Council in the previous 14 days must:

  • get a COVID-19 test within 24 hours and self-quarantine until you receive a negative test result.
  • get tested again on day 5 and day 12. There is no requirement to remain in quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test (unless you have symptoms).

People currently in quarantine from Greater Sydney Region, Central Coast Council and Wollongong City Council are able to leave quarantine, provided they have received at least one negative test result since arriving in South Australia.

New Zealand border update

Effective 10.15 pm 31 January 2021, anyone travelling from New Zealand must:

  • get a COVID-19 test within 24 hours and self-quarantine until you receive a negative test result.
  • get tested again on day 5 and day 12. There is no requirement to remain in quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test (unless you have symptoms).

People who are currently in self-quarantine, having travelled from New Zealand under a previous Direction, are no longer required to complete the remainder of their 14 day quarantine period, provided they have received at least one negative COVID-19 test result since entering SA. They will be required to get a COVID-19 test on day 5 and day 12.

More information is available at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing. The new Direction is available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.

COVID-19 case update

Further investigations have determined that an overseas acquired case reported yesterday was an old infection and has been removed from South Australia's case numbers.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 0 new cases today
  • 0 active COVID-19 cases
  • 2,153 tests yesterday
  • 963,853 tests in total
  • 596 confirmed cases in total
  • 592 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

For more information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 | sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019