South Australia lifts ban on millions of Victorians from entering the state – but Melburnians are STILL not welcome
- People travelling from regional Victoria will be able to travel to South Australia
- From Tuesday, travellers will only be required to have a day one coronavirus test
- Those coming across the border need to isolate until they get a negative result
South Australia has lifted COVID-19 restrictions on travellers from regional Victoria.
From Tuesday, people coming across the border will only be required to have a day one coronavirus test and isolate until they get a negative result.
The new arrangements apply to people from Geelong. Those from Greater Melbourne are still banned from coming to South Australia.
South Australia has lifted its border restrictions for regional Victorians
The changes were approved at a meeting of the state’s transition committee on Tuesday.
‘This will be a massive relief to many people in regional Victoria,’ Premier Steven Marshall told reporters.
‘We’ll keep looking at the statistics, the information coming out of greater Melbourne, and if we can lift those restrictions, then we will do that.
People crossing will be required to have a day one coronavirus test and isolate until they receive a negative result
‘We still do have some concerns about greater Melbourne, there are still cases coming through.’
Victoria reported two new local virus cases on Tuesday, both residents of a townhouse complex.
SA reported no new virus cases on Monday and has just two active infections, both returned travellers in hotel quarantine.