Today, South Australia’s Premier Steven Marshall, joined by Dr Nicola Spurrier provided an update on the latest COVID-19 case updates.
Mr Marshall also says that 500 nurses and midwives have now completed the upskilling and training services.
Dr Spurrier announced that the state has now seen six days straight of zero new cases with 96% of cases now recovered.
There is currently only 14 people in South Australia with COVID-19, however, there are still four people in hospital with two in ICU, both in critical condition.
There still remains seven cases with unknown epidemiological links.
Dr Spurrier also says that the Barossa Valley is no longer considered a high risk area.
Dr Spurrier’s team will also begin to look at asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, which will be a voluntary practice.
The first people that will be pulled through for this study will be healthcare workers and aged care workers.
More to come.