Restrictions to return to South Australia at midnight as a safety measurement
COVID restrictions to return for South Australia from midnight tonight, as a safety measurement amid Victoria and Queensland’s current outbreaks. Dancing and singing are now banned, private gatherings have been capped to 150 people, and venue indoor capacity are to be slashed by 50 per cent while masks will be mandated for venues over 50 per cent. “We’ve got to take all steps that we need to keep our state safe and our economy strong, we don’t want lockdowns in South Australia,” Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall said. “We have seen a huge amount of movement across the Victorian and South Australian border, the Queensland and South Australian border as a result of the school holidays. SA will shut its borders off from hotspots in Victoria which include Melbourne, Geelong, and Bacchus Marsh while returning travellers who haven’t visited those areas will be required to undergo testing from days one, five, and thirteen.