PCR testing is the gold standard for detecting COVID-19 in the community.
You should get a PCR test as soon as possible if you have any COVID-19 symptoms. This applies to all people with symptoms, including close contacts.
You also need to get a PCR test if you have COVID-19 symptoms and test negative on a rapid antigen test.
You must also get a PCR test if you are directed to by SA Health or SA Police.
You must quarantine until you receive a negative result. If you are in quarantine, you need to remain in quarantine until the end of your required period even if you return a negative test result.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, stay at home until you are well.
You may also get a PCR test if you are required to as part of a permit application to enter the APY lands. If you are accessing a PCR test for this reason, you do not need to isolate until you receive your test result.