South Australian Premier Steven Marshall and SA Chief Medical Officer Nicola Spurrier have provided an update on the state’s coronavirus situation.
Today marks the fifth day of low case increase in South Australia, with one new case marked, a person in their twenties.
15 people remain in hospital, with six in the ICU.
No new cases have been traced from the Adelaide Airport baggage handler cluster.
A 76-year-old man from regional South Australia has become the third person to pass away from COVID-19 in the state, with the Premier stressing the importance of respecting the family’s privacy.
Police Commissioner Grant Stevens stated SAPOL will be roaming holiday spots, and restricting travel at borders. He reiterated the importance of remaining at home this Easter, and confirmed the Easter Bunny will indeed be an exception to the rules.
The Premier also spoke of this morning’s announcement regarding the one-off, $10,000 emergency cash grants for South Australian small businesses and not-for-profits. Businesses that have suffered a significant loss of income or been forced to close due to coronavirus-related restrictions will be eligible.
More to come.
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- Major Changes Made To Dine-In Restrictions After Mass Confusion Regarding LicencingGiven the Premier’s recent announcement, any establishment with dining capabilities will now be able to open indoor and outdoor service.
- No New Cases Found With COVID-19 Daily UpdateThere have been no new cases of COVID-19 notified in South Australia. The total number of cases notified in SA remains at 439.
- Major Restriction Changes Announced For SA Dining & Stage Two Brought ForwardThe Premier announced that as of Friday this week, all restaurants and cafes will be able to dine 20 individuals, 10 indoors and 10 outdoors, as well as sell alcohol to patrons.
- No New COVID-19 Cases For South AustraliaThere are no active cases of COVID-19 in South Australia and 435 people have been cleared.