South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

Posted by on November 18, 2020 12:26 am
Categories: Global Stories

Schools, cafes and pubs to be closed and people asked to stay at home from midnight Wednesday as state’s confirmed cases reach 22

The South Australian government has announced an immediate six-day lockdown followed by a further week of tough restrictions as the state scrambles to avoid a second wave of coronavirus infections.

The lockdown will take effect from midnight on Wednesday after the Parafield cluster, which started from a hotel quarantine breach, grew by two overnight to reach 22 confirmed cases.

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