Eighteen people in South Australia have yesterday tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 385 confirmed cases in South Australia.
One of those diagnosed with the virus was a teenager who is a student at Henley High School. As such, the school has made the decision to close.
There has been no further exposure to other students at this point in time however contact tracing is underway.
It follows the Adelaide Airport baggage handler cluster expansion, which as of yesterday, has 13 related cases.
Yesterday, a Fulham Gardens Drakes Supermarkets employee tested positive to COVID-19, along with a Findon National Pharmacies employee, both of whom were related to people in the baggage handler cluster.
Today, Channel Ten announced that another cluster family member has tested positive, this time a worker at the Fulham Gardens McDonald’s.
Channel Ten posted, “It’s believed to be linked to a positive case at the Fulham Drakes supermarket, and both are believed linked to a case from Adelaide Airport and a case from National Pharmacies at Findon.”
More to come.
- Adelaide’s major COVID vaccination hubs set to close and replaced with smaller clinicsWayville and Playford are among the mass COVID clinics that are set to close this month with nurses being relocated back on the frontline.
- SA Health warn COVID case numbers could rise as a new sub variant is detectedSA Health and Nicola Spurrier have addressed the media today to inform of a new Covid-19 variant detected in the state and to announce a new modelling.
- Airport mask mandates set to changeMask mandates in airports around the country are likely to be scrapped as early as this week with the AHPPC stating they are no longer necessary.
- SA Health to offer an additional Covid-19 Winter dose to eligible South AustraliansFollowing the expansion of eligibility criteria by ATAGI, SA Health vaccination clinics will now offer an additional Winter Covid-19 dose.
- Major changes announced to masks in schools and SA’s State of Emergency DeclarationSouth Australia’s Major Emergency Declaration has ended after 793 days and comes in line with the lifting of mask rules in schools.