COVID-19

Eight cases of COVID-19 confirmed in SA, we new exposure sites listed

There have been eight new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 991 cases reported in South Australia to date.

There have been eight new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 991 cases reported in South Australia to date.

Today’s cases are three men aged between 20 and 90, four women aged between 20 and 60, and a child.

Of these cases, one case acquired their infection overseas and has been in quarantine since their arrival and four cases acquired their infection interstate. Two of today’s interstate cases are suspected to be the Omicron variant.

Two cases acquired their infection locally and are close contacts linked to the Norwood cluster, and a further case acquired their infection locally, however, the source of their infection is yet to be identified.

A woman in her 50s and a man in his 30s remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition. The man in his 30s was previously incorrectly reported as being in his 60s.

Norwood cluster cases
Total new cases today 2
Total cases 32

New case breakdown
New cases today 8
New cases vaccinated 5
New cases unvaccinated 2
Vaccination status unknown 1
Overseas acquired 1
Locally acquired 3
Interstate acquired 4
Under investigation 0
Unlinked 0

Total case breakdown
Total new cases since 23 November 69
Total active cases 53
Total cases 991
Deaths 4
Tests carried out yesterday 10,851

Hospitalisation and Health System statistics
Total cases in hospital 2
Total cases in ICU 0
Total cases ventilated 0

Quarantine Breakdown
Cases in home quarantine 13
Cases in supervised quarantine 38
Close contacts identified 1,591

Vaccination update
First dose vaccinated (12+) 90.9%
Second dose vaccinated (12+) 83.5%

SA Health has identified new COVID-19 exposure locations in South Australia associated with a positive
case of COVID-19. If you attended an exposure location, you are required to follow the relevant health
advice directed by SA Health.

CLOSE CONTACT EXPOSURE LOCATION

Glengowrie – Olivers Pets and Plants
• Tuesday 7 December – 8.30am to 5.30pm

Plympton – Chicken Shack Seafood and Grill
• Tuesday 7 December – 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Kilburn – Supercheap Auto
• Wednesday 8 December – 12.00pm to 1.45pm

For more information and a list of testing sites visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear.

For more information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787; sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.

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