COVID update 02.02.21

WA border update

From 10.15pm 31 January 2021, people who have been in Western Australia in the previous 14 days will not be permitted to enter South Australia.

NSW border update

Effective 12.01am Sunday 31 January, people travelling to South Australia who have been in the Greater Sydney Region (as defined by the Greater Sydney Commission Act 2015 NSW), Central Coast Council or Wollongong City Council in the previous 14 days must:

  • get a COVID-19 test within 24 hours and self-quarantine until you receive a negative test result.
  • get tested again on day 5 and day 12. There is no requirement to remain in quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test (unless you have symptoms).

People currently in quarantine from Greater Sydney Region, Central Coast Council and Wollongong City Council are able to leave quarantine, provided they have received at least one negative test result since arriving in South Australia. 

New Zealand border update

Effective 10.15pm 31 January 2021, anyone travelling from New Zealand must:

  • get a COVID-19 test within 24 hours and self-quarantine until you receive a negative test result.
  • get tested again on day 5 and day 12. There is no requirement to remain in quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test (unless you have symptoms).

People who are currently in self-quarantine, having travelled from New Zealand under a previous Direction, are no longer required to complete the remainder of their 14 day quarantine period, provided they have received at least one negative COVID-19 test result since entering SA. They will be required to get a COVID-19 test on day 5 and day 12. 

Vaccine rollout

Information has been provided to the NDIS last week as they requested. SA Health website is still showing the same information provided last week, no new updates. Current information still shows that the flu shot should start in April.


See all the latest updates on the SA Health page.