South Australia Reports Two COVID Cases Within 24 Hours of Opening its Borders

By Nikki

South Australia’s borders have been reopened after 153 days of being closed to New South Wales and Victoria.

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Under SA’s new travel rules, anyone entering the state must be double-vaccinated and use a new online border entry process known as EntryCheck SA.

However, only 24 hours after easing border restrictions on vaccinated travelers, South Australia recorded its first COVID case. Professor Nicola Spurrier said that the case has been fully vaccinated from Victoria, who is still shedding the virus from an old infection.

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In addition, according to, within 24 hours of opening the border, South Australia once again reported a second COVID case.

So far, in the coming days and weeks, more than 60,000 people have registered to enter SA.


South Australia records COVID case in traveller amid borders reopening

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