COVID-19 restrictions for Mt Gambier in SA

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Tough new restrictions have been introduced for Mt Gambier and two other council areas in South Australia after a woman tested positive to COVID-19.

The restrictions, which came into place from 4pm on Monday, are expected to be in force for at least seven days, SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens said.

Areas affected include Mount Gambier City, District Council of Grant and Wattle Range Council in the state's southeast.

It comes after a woman in her 40s, from Mount Gambier, tested positive to coronavirus.

It is believed she spent time in Victoria.

There are no public exposure sites at the moment.

The state government also announced that the cross border community bubble will be reduced and testing and vaccination requirements will be introduced.

NEW RESTRICTIONS INCLUDE:

* One person per four square metres density rules

* Home gatherings limited to two visitors

* 10 people allowed to attend weddings or funerals

* Sport is not allowed for spectators or participants

* No private functions

* Masks are mandatory in public and high-risk areas

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