Local Adelaide South Aust news, Australia
New easing for restaurants in SA
The Prime Minister of South Australia has announced new easing down of quarantine restrictions. That will happen on June 5. Health Minister of the state called it insignificant steps, however, this was done by demand of the society.
In summer 20 people will be allowed to be at one restaurant, and alcohol will be allowed as well. So, you will be able to enjoy a glass of wine in a pleasant company. Recently restaurants' owners complained about not enough care about their financial state, but the government decided to help them as well. More details about new rules will be known with the beginning of June.
The government to ease down restrictions down again because of a good work in fight with COVID-19. They saw how all the establishments kept to rules.
Cold weather in Adelaide
After the wettest April to South Australia has come quite cold May. Cold front appeared in Adelaide some days ago and has brought big amount of precipitation. Large hail covered Adelaide, and people started sharing its photos. The Meteorologists say that hail in such a period is common phenomenon, but not in such quantity. This change in weather happened after a hot day, when the temperature reached 22 degrees.
Meteorologists warn farmers about continuation of such weather, so they should keep their animals safe. Warning about strong winds at the seaside also took place.
Last month brought about 90 mm of precipitation to South Australia.
Transport problems in Adelaide
After having eased down the quarantine restrictions in South Australia the government faced new problems. This is a problem of public transport. Photos of overcrowded buses and trams in Adelaide appeared in a social media, and the government is caring for absence of social distancing which can increase coronavirus spread in the state.
The Premier had already told earlier that they will return to usual schedule for public transport in the city to avoid crowds in buses, the same was with Adelaide Metro, however, it did not work.
Health Minister advised people to avoid public transport, if they are afraid of infection. Though the government say they see sufficient number of trams in the streets, experts advise them to create some substituting buses.
A kickboxer punched a woman and stole her car
A 26-year-old man, named Bryan Geoffrey Hasse, was a professional kickboxer in South Australia, but sport is not his main achievement. Two years ago a man robbed a jewelry and was sentenced to getting behind bars. Later, more specifically 2 years ago, he stole a car at the parking after having punched a woman, she was a newlywed.
Recently it has become known that Hasse shared his plans with his cellmate, he said he was an international crook and was proud of it. He allegedly planned three great robberies and to flee abroad after it.
Hasse has been sentenced to being in Adelaide's prison before sending him to New South Wales's one again. It is known that Hasse was once a WBC champion in kickboxing.
Last infected person recovered in SA
The Prime Minister of South Australia told yesterday that the last person which was infected with coronavirus has recovered, and no new cases of infection have not been noticed for a week. Health Minister adds, however, that pandemic is not over, and every resident should keep to social distancing and hygienic rules.
Meanwhile, about 76 000 people in SA have been tested this week, the government everyone who has any symptoms to be tested.
South Australia is now the state with the best results in fight with COVID-19. It also has the lowest restrictions, the Premier said they were going to ease them down again this week. On Monday some of them were eased down.
Police investigate death in hospital which can be killing
A 54-year-old woman with cerebral palsy was living in the suburb of Adelaide and was treated in one hospital. Recently she has died because of complications in her disease and malnutrition. Police was asked to investigate this case as there was a suspicion of killing the woman on purpose.
The woman lived alone and was sitting in the chair even without rising from it and had no food at home. Her custodian's office was checked by police and they are prepapring for arrests. The question is how could patient feel so bad and live in such bad conditions while being treated in the Royal Hospital. Police are investigating the case.