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South Australia brings back Covid restrictions
South Australia is re-introducing a range of social restrictions for at least one week in the
face of the COVID-19 threat across the country.
From midnight Monday 28 June, masks are mandatory in high-risk settings including
aged care homes, hospitals and other "personal care settings", as well as indoor
entertainment venues, while they will be highly recommended for public transport.
There will be a cap on private gatherings of 150 people — including weddings and
funerals — and venues like pubs and clubs will be reduced to one person per two square
"Weddings and funerals will be the same as private gatherings, so that's 150, and I was
very mindful of thinking about people who have weddings booked this weekend," Chief
Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier said.
Greek Community activities including the churches, will be affected. Greek Community
will announce more details this week, but churches are expected to operate with reduced
"We are now at a critical point in the situation rolling out right across the country," SA
Premier Steven Marshall said.
"We hope this will be for a week — we don't want to put any restrictions in place but we
feel, given the nature of the rapid spread of the Delta virus, we have no alternative but to
take action, pre-emptive action in South Australia, to keep our state and our economy
strong", he said.
Adelaide, South Australia