COVID-19

Greater Sydney border to officially open this weekend

From Sunday, those travelling into SA from greater Sydney will no longer be required to quarantine.

South Australia’s border with New South Wales will open from 12.01am on 31 January on the proviso that no new community transmission cases without origin are recorded in NSW.

From Sunday, those travelling into SA from greater Sydney will no longer be required to quarantine.

Travellers will need to undergo PCR tests on day one, five and 12. They will also need to isolate until they receive a negative result from their day one test.

NSW travellers from outside greater Sydney will no longer need to undergo PCR testing.

Those who are in the midst of their SA quarantine after travelling from greater Sydney will be allowed to leave their quarantine from Sunday 31 at 12.01am, but will still be required to complete their PCR testing on days one, five and 12.

SA Police Commissioner, Grant Stevens announced the decision to officially open the border on Sunday following this morning’s Transition Committee meeting where positive advice was provided by the AHPPC and SA Health.

COVID-19 case update:

There have been zero new COVID-19 cases recorded in SA.

There have now been seven days with no new cases, and zero active cases in the state.

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