Restrictions will come into effect later today after new cases have been recorded in South Australia.

State Coordinator and Police Commissioner Grant Stevens, Premier Steven Marshall and the Chief Public Health Officer Professor Nicola Spurrier have provided an update in relation to the evolving COVID-19 situation in South Australia.

Five new positive COVID-19 cases have been detected in South Australia with the case linked to the Northern Territory outbreak.

A new restriction will come into effect later today and will apply to Metropolitan, Barossa, Fleurieu Peninsula, Mt Barker and Adelaide Hills areas in South Australia:

  • Home gatherings are capped at a maximum at 10 people per residential premises.

The following applies to all of South Australia and is effective immediately:

  • Masks are highly recommended in indoor public areas and on public transport;
  • Working from home should be considered for vulnerable people or when you can’t socially distance at work
  • People must use QR codes (or manual check in system if not available) to check in when attending relevant locations.

Further details will be provided once the COVID-19 Direction has been published.

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au