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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Traffic chaos as South Australians rush for COVID-19 testing as Victoria announces lockdown | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    DEVELOPING: COVID testing clinics across Adelaide have been inundated as Melbourne’s outbreak sends shockwaves across the border.

    Travellers arriving at Adelaide Airport from Victoria are preparing for 14 days quarantine after failing to cross the border before last night’s 6pm deadline.

    Port Adelaide is breathing a big sigh of relief after all of its players and staff returned negative COVID tests overnight.

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