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South-East Woman Allegedly Hid in Truck to Enter SA

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A woman will face court today after after travelling back to SA from Victoria and failing to comply with a COVID-19 direction.

Police allege the 65-year-old from Mt Gambier spent several weeks in Victoria before sneaking back home in a truck between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Authorities are searching for the driver of the truck to ascertain whether they were aware the woman was hiding in the vehicle at the time.

South Australia recorded its forth active case of COVID-19 on Thursday.

A man in his 20s tested positive after coming in from Victoria last week. He is now in isolation.

SA has had 449 COVID-19 cases overall.

Photo SAPOL supplied - police conducting checks at the border