Public health advice issued for returned travellers from South Australia

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Returned travellers from SA are advised to get tested and self-quarantine for 14 days if they have visited exposure sites.
A graphic of a map of the east coast of Australia with SA shaded, alongside graphics encouraging people to get tested and isolate if they have been to an SA exposure site.

Public health advice has been issued for recently returned travellers into WA from South Australia.

The South Australian health department has published a list of exposure sites (external link) in after truck drivers who tested positive to COVID-19 travelled through the state in recent days.

Anyone who has been at the exposure sites at the specified times is required to:

  • self-quarantine at a suitable premises for 14 days from date of exposure
  • be tested within 48 hours and on day 12
  • wear a mask when transiting to a self-quarantine premises and presenting for COVID-19 testing. 

Anyone who has not been at the listed sites during the specified times is advised to get tested if they develop any symptoms that may be related to COVID-19.

A list of testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website.

Page reviewed 6 September 2021