COVID-19 Update 19 June
19 June 2020
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 134,000 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
The State Government has today announced further easing of Step 2 restrictions.
Currently, travellers entering SA directly from Western Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania are not required to quarantine.
From midnight tonight, travellers entering SA directly from Queensland will also not be required to quarantine.
Travellers entering from other states and territories are still required to quarantine for 14 days.
More information on the easing of restrictions 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.