SA Health’s Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier, has announced that a new COVID-19 case has been found in SA.
The 35 year old man arrived in Adelaide Airport yesterday morning at 11am, where he underwent PCR testing by nurses stationed at the airport.
The man had quarantined in Victoria for 14 days, and is cleared from being an active case, despite testing positive in the PCR test for COVID-19.
The man has travelled from Pakistan is an Australian resident.
From SA Health’s perspective, he is not a South Australian COVID-19 case, instead being counted in Victoria’s case statistics as he was diagnosed and treated there.
Professor Spurrier says that the risk assessment of this individual is extremely low for the public and other passengers on the flight he took to SA.
Arriving in Victoria in June 6, he was cleared of his isolation period on June 14.
He is currently in a hotel in SA, however his quarantine will take place at home.
He has not been in contact with anyone who would require isolation, with no close contacts established.
More to come.