COVID-19

SA closes border to Brisbane amidst COVID-19 concerns

As of 4pm today, only South Australian residents, essential workers, and those making a permanent move to South Australia will be allowed in, but will be required to quarantine for two weeks.

South Australia will close its border to Greater Brisbane this afternoon amidst COVID-19 concerns.

As of 4pm today, only South Australian residents, essential workers, and those making a permanent move to South Australia will be allowed in, but will be required to quarantine for two weeks.

Anyone who has arrived in South Australia from the Greater Brisbane area from March 20 is required to isolate and seek testing.

Anyone arriving prior to 4pm today must get tested on arrival and isolate, then get tested on days five and twelve.

Brisbane will go into a three-day lockdown this afternoon after a number of cases of community transmission.

Find out more here: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/urgent-covid-19-update

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear.

Symptoms include:

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

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

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