South Australia has been placed into a snap 7-day lockdown after two Delta COVID cases were recorded in the community:
Premier Steven Marshall said the lockdown will last for at least seven days and confirmed the outbreak was the highly-transmissible Delta strain.
One of those cases was reported overnight and is a family member of another positive case.
The other is a diner who ate at the Greek on Halifax restaurant, already confirmed as an exposure site.
There are now five cases linked to South Australia’s outbreak…
From 6pm, there are just five reasons South Australians can leave their home:
- Care and compassion reasons
- Essential work
- Medical reasons including vaccination and testing
- Purchase of essential goods, such as a food
- Exercise limited to those from the same household…
[CHO] Professor Spurrier said there are currently 16 exposure sites across South Australia, but this number will likely increase.
Who will be the next state domino to fall?