Southeast SA regions see COVID restrictions wound back to Level 1

Southeast SA regions see COVID restrictions wound back to Level 1

Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier (via SouthAustralia.com)

The South Australian local government areas (LGAs) of Mount Gambier, Grant and Wattle Range are now subject to the same level of restrictions as the rest of the state after a brief COVID scare last week.

The three southeast LGAs are now subject to the following restrictions:

  • Three people per four square metre density requirements (for seated activities)
  • No communal consumption facilities
  • One person per two square metre density requirements (for non-seated activities)
  • One person per four square metre density requirements (for indoor fitness facilities)
  • Seated food and beverage consumption only for indoor defined public activities
  • COVID Management Plans required for events of more than 1,000 people
  • Shisha ban
  • Gathering at home cap: 20 (gatherings at residential premises, including residents of residential premises)
  • Private activity cap: 150 (private activities at non-residential premises)
  • Masks for high-risk settings
  • Masks for personal care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the personal care service)

The restrictions are in addition to existing SA restrictions:

  • Masks for health care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the health care service)
  • Masks for passenger transport services
  • Masks for indoor fitness facilities (except while exercising)
  • Masks for shared indoor public places (except bridal parties during ceremonies)
  • Restrictions on dancing and singing other than dancing at private functions and private activities & cap of 50 dancing
  • Private activities with food and beverage consumption whilst standing at 1/2 density and approved contact tracing system & cap of 150
  • Private functions with food and beverage consumption while standing at 1/2 density with approved contact tracing system & (when indoors) cap of 150 (at relevant or ongoing licensed premises.

Updated at 2.42pm AEDT on 8 October 2021.

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