From midnight tonight, travellers from rural NSW entering SA can do so without quarantining, but will be required to get tested on days one, five and 12.
The most vulnerable to COVID-19's effects and those with the highest risk of catching and spreading the virus will be the first to access the vaccine.
Professor Spurrier stated she is awaiting more information regarding the situation in Queensland, which will hopefully be in tomorrow.
Today’s case is a child who recently arrived from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.
Today’s cases include a man in his 30s, female in her 20s, and a child, who all recently returned from overseas.
Tonight SA Health issued a change of advice for people travelling to South Australia from Queensland.
In an effort to prevent the UK Covid variant reaching SA, anyone travelling into SA from a series of Greater Brisbane locations will be required to quarantine.
The vaccine will be rolled out in five phases, with quarantine and border workers, frontline health workers, and aged care and disability workers and residents amongst the first to receive the jab.
There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today.
SA Heath is closely watching Broken Hill and supporting New South Wales contact tracing efforts by amplifying their messaging to people who have recently entered South Australia.
Today’s case is a teenager who recently returned from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since her arrival.
Further investigations have determined two overseas acquired cases reported yesterday are old infections and have been removed from our case numbers.
This brings South Australia's number of active cases to 13, all overseas acquired.
Today SA recorded no new COVID-19 cases, however a second medi-hotel case has been linked to the more transmissible UK strain.
Alarming SAPOL figures have revealed private security guards at COVID-19 medi-hotels have breached protocol 99 times, including 23 instances of falling asleep on the job.
This afternoon, SA Health released a statement from Professor Nicola Spurrier, Chief Public Health Officer regarding anyone who has travelled to Victoria.
There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 580 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases are a woman in her 20’s, two women in their 30’s, and a child who have all recently returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.
Brand new Adelaide hotel Tom’s Court has been selected as South Australia’s dedicated COVID-19 facility to start from February.
As of midnight tonight, there will be a hard border closure back in place with NSW. NSW residents will not be allowed in to South Australia until further notice.