South Australia coronovirus update as at 17 December 2020

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 563 cases notified in South Australia.

In light of recent cases in New South Wales, people travelling in or out of New South Wales should monitor NSW Health’s website for the latest updates.

Parafield Cluster

New cases linked to cluster – 0

Total cases linked to cluster – 33

Cases in hospital – 0

Approximate number of contacts in quarantine – 1

Case breakdown

Total new cases today – 0

Total number currently in hospital – 0

Total cases to date – 563

Recovered cases – 559

Deaths – 4

Tests carried out yesterday – 1,988

Total tests to date – 776,517

Active cases

Active cases – 0

Overseas acquired – 0

Close contact – 0

Locally acquired (contact unknown) – 0

Interstate acquired – 0

Under investigation (in quarantine) – 0

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

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste

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