South Australia has woken up to its first day of eased restrictions.
“We have avoided a catastrophic situation in our state,” stated Premier Steven Marshall.
The restrictions that came into place as of midnight are expected to remain until December 1.
The Premier stressed South Australia is not yet out of the woods, but the state still has no evidence of community transmission.
The links of every case in both the Parafield Cluster, and the links to every COVID-19 case in the state since April, have been identified.
“A massive thank you to the people of South Australia who continue to work together,” finished the Premier.
COVID-19 Case Update:
Chief Public Health Officer Professor Nicola Spurrier reported one new COVID-19 case for South Australia today, in an overseas traveller who is in quarantine in a medi-hotel.
The number of cases linked to the Parafield Cluster remains at 26. One person is currently in hospital.
Over 4,500 close contacts or contacts of close contacts relating to the Parafield Cluster are in quarantine.
South Australia’s total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 37.
Yesterday, more than 16,000 COVID-19 tests were conducted.
“I’m encouraging all South Australians to wear masks if they can’t physically distance,” stated Professor Spurrier.
She also reiterated the need to go and get a COVID-19 test if you are experiencing any symptoms of the virus.
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