This page has the most up to date information from South Australian government agencies about the spread of COVID-19 in the state, as well as information about preventive measures that are being taken and the latest advice for members of the public.

Tuesday 7 July 2020

This information is updated every day following the release of national data at approximately 5:30 pm. The data displayed is based on data current at 2:00 pm the same day.

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Daily update

Tuesday 7 July

No new cases today

Latest Health Advice message: Friday 3 July, 4:30 pm

This Advice message was issued on behalf of the Chief Public Health Officer.

All measures are subject to review in consultation with State Coordinator, SA Health and relevant authorities.

This message is due to expire at 5:30 pm on 10 July, 2020.

  • No new cases today
  • Three active cases in South Australia, in hotel quarantine where approx. 350 Australians who have returned home are undertaking their mandatory 14 day stay
  • 436 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 443 confirmed cases in total
  • There have been four COVID-19 related deaths in SA
  • 2,489 tests undertaken yesterday
  • Total of 157,971 tests undertaken in SA

Cross-border travel online form

People entering South Australia can now apply for pre-approval before reaching the state’s borders using an online form on the SAPOL website.

Anyone who intends to visit or return to SA should complete the form prior to arriving, regardless of the state or territory they are travelling form.

SA borders

South Australia will no longer be opening its border to Victoria on 20 July, as planned. South Australia is actively considering opening borders with NSW and ACT.

The situation in Victoria is being closely monitored before any further decisions are made.

Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions

Step 3 easing of the roadmap to easing COVID-19 restrictions allows businesses and activities to re-open and have more people to attend venues and take part in activities.

Most businesses that have already completed a COVID-Safe Plan will be automatically sent an updated plan with a revised total of patrons allowed based on the room sizes originally supplied as well as revised obligations and recommendations.

A COVID Management Plan will be required for any activity of more than 1,000 people and venues wishing to offer both dancing and consumption of alcohol. COVID Management Plan Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 196.1 KB) are now available.

Get tested poster (translated)

A poster has been developed that explains the signs and symptoms of coronavirus and encourages people to get tested.

The poster is available in 16 languages: English, Arabic, Burmese, Dari, Dinka, Greek, Hakka Chin, Italian, Khmer, Mandarin (Chinese Simplified), Nepali, Persian, Polish, Spanish, Swahili and Vietnamese.

COVIDSafe Awards closing

Nominations for the SA COVIDSafe Awards close on Sunday 5 July.

The Awards recognise South Australian businesses and defined public activities that have demonstrated innovation and compliance with COVID-19 directions.

Help protect other people's health:

  • Monitor for symptoms and stay home if you are sick
  • Get tested if you develop symptoms including fever or chills (with no alternative illness that explains these symptoms), and acute respiratory infection (e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath), loss of taste of smell.
  • Protect those who are vulnerable by avoiding hospitals and aged care facilities if you are unwell in any way.

Mental health and wellbeing

  • Quarantine and isolation may affect your mental health and wellbeing. Although social (physical) distancing is critical at this time, it’s important to our mental health to remain connected to family and friends.
  • If you or someone you know needs help during this time, please reach out to:
    • SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line - 1800 632 753
    • Beyond Blue - 1300 224 636
    • Lifeline - 13 11 14
    • Speak to your GP or health practitioner.

Reminder - as long as COVID-19 is in Australia, there’s a risk of more cases in SA.

Get tested no matter how mild symptoms are.

  • For the latest South Australian information visit this website:
  • For health information for South Australians visit the
  • SA COVID-19 Information Line - 1800 253 787 offers local information and advice on general COVID-19 information for South Australians 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days per week.
  • Communicable Disease Branch line - 1300 232 272 provides information on immunisations and from medical officers.
  • National Coronavirus Information Helpline - 1800 020 080 provides information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) from an Australia wide perspective. Open 24/7
  • SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line - 1800 632 753, provides mental health support for people struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. It is available to people to maintain their mental health and wellbeing.
  • COVID-19 Relief Call Centre - 1300 705 336 provides information and assistance with such things personal hardship support, accommodation support for people unable to achieve self-quarantining and accommodation for emergency services personnel that are required to quarantine but unable to do so at home. People can also email
  • If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450
  • If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech or communication impairment, contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.

  • Anyone experiencing potentially life threatening symptoms should call Triple Zero (000).
  • If you know of someone who is breaching the quarantine or isolation directions put in place, please call Police Assistance on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Movement into certain remote areas across South Australia is being restricted with all non-essential travellers to the communities of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (A.P.Y.) Lands, Dunjiba, Gerard, Nepabunna (excluding Iga Wata), Yalata and Yarilena required to quarantine for 14 days prior to permission being granted to enter these communities.

  • A State of Emergency has been declared for South Australia, in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, to limit the spread of this virus within the state.
  • The state government has established a cross-government emergency management team (EMT), which is supporting SA Health to put in measures to reduce the spread of the virus in South Australia.
Page last updated: 7 July 2020