Today South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer has confirmed there are 18 new COVID-19 cases in SA, bringing the State’s today to 385. There have also been 44 recoveries in SA, which may be a slight underestimate so those numbers will be confirmed tomorrow.
Currently 19 South Australians with COVID-19 are receiving care, and another 7 men aged 52-77 are still in intensive care. Of these cases, two are stable, and five are in critical condition.
The investigation continues into Adelaide Airport cluster. At the moment 12 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 5 close contacts also diagnosed. So that brings today’s total to 17 cases.
They have expanded testing criteria, to include anyone who has been through Adelaide Airport in the last 14 days, terminal and carpark, so if you’ve been there and have symptoms, please self-isolate and get tested as soon as possible.
SA Patholgy have now undertaken 30,000 tests. Metropolitan testing units have done close to 10,000 tests. That’s 15,000 tests per million of our population, putting us ahead of many states, and overseas locations.
SA Health continue contact people daily, who have been in contact with those diagnosed to check on their wellbeing.
More to come.
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