1 week Australia to end lockdown earlier Manilatimes |World
ADELAIDE: South Australia’s six-day “circuit-breaker” lockdown will be cut short, officials said, blaming a pizza chef who misled contact tracers about how he contracted the virus. Premier Steven Marshall indicated a tough lockdown for the state’s almost 2 million people would end late on Saturday, at least two days earlier than planned. Marshall said a man who claimed he was a customer at a pizza parlor hotspot — leading authorities to believe the strain was virulent enough to be transmitted via a takeaway box — in fact worked there. “One of the close contacts linked to the Woodville pizza ... more