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Covid scare deepens in state with no cases

They tested positive to the virus in NSW after travelling through the state. SA Health confirmed the driver was not linked to the two previous transport employees who travelled from NSW via central SA to Western Australia. However, it is unclear when the truck driver arrived, where they came from, the route they took and if they were accompanied by another person. As a result, two more exposure locations have been listed. The On the Run at Port Wakefield is now classified as a tier 2 site, and anyone who visited the service station on Monday, August 30 between 1.50pm and 3.20pm are required to immediately quarantine for 14 days since visiting the location. They must also seek immediate testing and be retested on day five and 13.In Adelaide’s north, the Metcash Distribution Centre in Gepps Cross has also been listed as a tier 4 location, and anyone who visited the business along Port Wakefield Rd on Monday, August 30 between 8.30am and 9.30am needs to monitor for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop.Separately, the two men that drove to Perth stopped in Port Augusta, Ceduna and Nundroo, forcing more than 140 people to quarantine for 14 days as a precaution — up from 99 that was announced on Monday.Contact tracers are still working to locate more than 20 people who are considered close contacts of the pair.SA recorded zero Covid-19 cases on Monday.

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