South Australia Covid restrictions: update to coronavirus rules for Adelaide and regional SA | Western Australia
South Australia has announced new restrictions after two new cases of Covid-19.
The state’s premier, Stephen Marshall, announced a return to stage four restrictions, the level below a full lockdown, from midnight Monday 19 July. He said these settings would be reviewed on Friday.
When can I leave my house?
There are no restrictions on leaving your home unless you are self-isolating as a close contact or a returned traveller. However, certain venues, including non-essential retail and gyms will be required to close under the measures.
How far can I travel from home?
People are being asked to minimise non-essential travel, particularly to the regions and specifically to the Riverland area while authorities deal with the impact of another confirmed case over the border in Mildura in regional Victoria.
The Victorian cross-border bubble has been reduced from 70km to 40km, with residents only allowed into SA for work, study, care, essential shopping or getting a Covid-19 vaccine. They must also get regularly tested for Covid-19 and wear face masks in public.
Can I have people in my home?
Private gatherings are capped at 10 people.
What are the rules for exercise?
There is no restriction on outdoor exercise.
Gyms and indoor fitness venues must close. Team and contact club sport will be cancelled.
What are the rules for wearing face masks?
Masks will be required in all high-risk settings, on public transport and at indoor venues where physical distancing cannot be maintained. Density rules indoors are one person per four square metres.
Can I dine in at a restaurant or cafe?
Indoor dining at restaurants, cafes and pubs is banned. Outdoor, seated dining only is permitted.
Are the shops open?
Non-essential retail must close.
Essential retail – including supermarkets, pharmacies and petrol stations – will remain open.
Will sporting matches still go ahead?
Team and contact club sport is cancelled. Spectators are not allowed at professional sports games or training.
What about weddings, funerals and religious services?
Weddings and funerals are capped at 10 people.
Can I visit hospitals or aged or disability care centres?
Visits are permitted but masks must be worn.
Are schools open?
Schools are open, masks are not required.
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