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Who is allowed to enter South Australia under new COVID-19 border restrictions?

South Australians will not be able to return to their home state from Victoria unless they are essential travellers, starting at one minute past midnight tonight.

Key points:
Only essential travellers will be able to enter South Australia from Victoria
Even South Australian residents in Victoria will not be allowed to return home
New limits will also be applied to gatherings of people in South Australia
It's among a raft of new restrictions designed to prevent Melbourne's surging coronavirus crisis spreading west into the neighbouring state.

The laws will take effect this evening after Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday announced 549 new cases of COVID-19 in the state.

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