Long Lines for COVID-19 Testing in Adelaide as South Australia Announces Six-Day Lockdown

Cars formed long lines in Adelaide, South Australia, at a drive-through COVID-19 test as the state announced a six-day lockdown to contain a recent outbreak.

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall announced the measures on November 18, which included the closure of hospitality venues, the construction sector, aged care homes and schools except for the children of essential workers, according to local news reports. The restrictions also included bans on sport and travel, as well as a strong encouragement to wear face masks outside the home, as per the same report.

Wait times at testing venues were in some places as long as 11 hours, according to news reports. Credit: maribro28 via Storyful