COVID-19 Update – 13 July 2021

South Australia COVID-19 exposure location

SA Health has identified an exposure location in South Australia associated with a positive case of COVID-19.

Tailem Bend – Shell Tailem Bend

◾ Friday 9 July – 5.20pm to 7.00pm

If you were at this location at the specified date and time, you and the people you live with must:

If you were at this location but not at the specified date and time, monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop.

Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, should seek testing as soon as possible.

More information is available

NSW and ACT Border Update

There are changes that will impact people entering South Australia from New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT):

From 12:01am 13 July 2021:

  • Any person arriving who has been in NSW or the ACT in the past 14 days is not allowed to enter South Australia unless they are an essential traveller, moving to South Australia or escaping a domestic violence situation.
  • Returning South Australian residents who have been in NSW or the ACT must now apply for an exemption from SA Health to return to South Australia. To fill out the exemption form, click here.
  • Essential Travellers can enter South Australia from NSW or the ACT, but have different restrictions depending on the type of essential traveller they are. Please refer to this table for more information.
  • People escaping Domestic Violence or genuinely relocating to South Australia from NSW or the ACT can enter South Australia, but will be subject to Level 5 requirements:

o   COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13. 

o   Self-quarantine as directed

o   Must wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) at any time that they come into contact with the public for a period of 14 days after their arrival in SA.

Note: People genuinely relocating and people escaping Domestic Violence from NSW or the ACT, must receive approval, prior to arrival from SA Health for a suitable location for quarantine upon arrival in South Australia.

WA and NT Border Update

From 12.01am 11 July 2021, there are no testing or quarantine requirements for people entering South Australia from Western Australia or Northern Territory.

People who arrived in South Australia before 12.01am 11 July must:

  • get a COVID-19 test and quarantine until they receive a negative result
  • get tested again on day 5 and 13
  • not attend a COVID Management Plan event for 14 days after arrival
  • not enter a high risk setting for 14 days after their arrival, unless they meet requirements to be permitted (i.e. urgent medical care or end of life visit). High risk settings include disability and aged care or correctional facilities and an emergency department, intensive care unit, respiratory ward or oncology ward of a private or public hospital.

REMINDER: Book your spot for COVID-19 vaccine information sessions

Monday, 2 August

Education Development Centre (Room 1.11 AB), 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh

Register by Friday, 30 July:

Afternoon session


Evening session


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