There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both linked to the Parafield Cluster. A total of 561 cases have been reported in South Australia.
Today’s cases are a child, who is a member of the original family lined to the cluster, and a man in his 30s, who is a casual contact of a previous case. Both cases have been in home quarantine.
There are various health alerts currently in place for a number of locations. More details and advice can be found at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
New cases linked to cluster – 2
Total cases linked to cluster – 33
Cases in hospital – 0
Approximate number of contacts in quarantine – 5,800
Total new cases today – 0
Total number currently in hospital – 0
Total cases to date – 561
Recovered cases – 538
Deaths – 4
Tests carried out yesterday – 3,840
Total tests to date – 718,372
Active cases – 19
Overseas acquired – 2
Close contact – 17
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