Steven Marshall eases South Australia Covid lockdown, saying one person lied to contact tracers – live news

South Australia reports three new cases in quarantine and lifts many lockdown restrictions. No new locally acquired coronavirus cases in NSW or Victoria. Follow live

1.48am GMT

Spurrier is going hard in backing up contact tracers:

I am absolutely, 100%, behind the contact tracers. They have a really robust way of getting this information. Plus, they have some additional ways of backing up that information. As I said, we are now talking to people about what is on their mobile phones, to help trigger people’s memories…

They are very well trained. Some of the training that we provide here is being picked up in other states. So there is no question about it. They do a great job.

1.43am GMT

I’ll bring you more on this news when the SA press conference is over

Victoria’s hotel quarantine program will recommence on December 7. The government has requested an initial cap of 160 incoming passengers each day. More to come via @AAPNewswire

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Source: The Guardian
Steven Marshall eases South Australia Covid lockdown, saying one person lied to contact tracers – live news