COVID-19 Public Exposure Sites

Wednesday September 08, 2021

Mr BELL (Mount Gambier) (15:09): My question is also to the Premier. Can the Premier explain to the residents of Mount Gambier why there was no public announcement about a public exposure site in Mount Gambier regarding COVID-19 last Thursday and Friday?


The Hon. S.S. MARSHALL (Dunstan—Premier) (15:09): The reality is those public exposure sites are announced by SA Health. They weigh up whether it is in the public interest to add additional sites onto that list that goes out broadly to the public. They do from time to time not make a disclosure if they are convinced that there is no way that the public could have come into contact with a person who has been infected on a site at a certain period of time. I think this is an issue which Professor Nicola—

Members interjecting:

The Hon. S.S. MARSHALL: I've concluded my answer, sir.

The SPEAKER: Order!