COVID-19 Update 16 June

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 440 cases reported in SA.

There are no active cases of COVID-19 in South Australia and 436 people have been cleared of COVID-19.

There have been four reported deaths in SA from COVID-19. There have been more than 127,000 tests undertaken in SA.

Everyone must continue to follow measures that will help stop the spread. Practice good hygiene, keep 1.5 metres distance from others and stay at home if you are unwell.

People experiencing any of the following should be tested for COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. symptoms of cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or the alteration in the sense of taste.

From midnight 16 June 2020, travellers entering directly from Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory will no longer be required to quarantine for 14 days.

For those currently in quarantine who arrived directly from WA, Tasmania and NT, can end their quarantine from midnight tonight, regardless of how long they have been in SA.

Travellers arriving from all other states and territories will still be required to quarantine for 14 days.

The State Government has announced a further easing of current Step 2 restrictions from Friday 19 June 2020. Further information is available at SA.GOV.AU.

For more information the general public should call SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 or go to www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.

Keep up the good work SA and let’s not undo all the good.