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SA border rules up for review

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South Australia's remaining COVID-19 border rules will come under review as the state's run of days without new cases edges towards two weeks.

SA still has a hard border closure with Victoria because of the second wave of cases there.

But it also has quarantine restrictions in place for people coming from NSW and the ACT.

A so-called travel bubble with the ACT has been muted in recent days and Premier Steven Marshall says the issue will be looked at during the meeting of the state's transition committee on Friday.

"The ACT has done extraordinarily well, but the big decision is whether we can separate out the ACT from NSW," he said.

"They are things the transition committee considered on Tuesday, they'll consider again on Friday.

"I don't know when a decision on that will be made.

"What I can say though, is we will not keep the borders in place one day longer than we need to."

Mr Marshall said local health officials were in constant contact with their NSW counterparts but did not want to take any action that would result in a second wave of cases in SA.

The transition committee is also expected to review other COVID-19 measures including caps on large gatherings, AFL football crowds and restrictions on some business including pubs and restaurants.

The premier said while South Australia was in a good position, there were still areas of the economy that would like to see a further easing of the rules.

As well as reporting no new infections for the past 11 days, South Australia has no active virus cases.

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