AAP. South Australia’s coronavirus outbreak and the dangers of a casual workforce After facing its first outbreak in months, South Australia’s hard lockdown came to … The new infections are … South Australia has recorded two new cases of coronavirus today, just one day before WA is set to open its border to the State for Christmas. In South Australia, travel is not limited to only essential purposes and gatherings of up to 10 people are still allowed. An outbreak of coronavirus … The new infections are … .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. This page provides an official summary from South Australian government agencies about the spread of COVID-19 … COVID-19 dashboard. Premier Mark McGowan at the SA/WA border. … There have been three new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from a medi-hotel. A super infectious strain of COVID-19 that emerged in the United Kingdom has been identified in South Australia for the first time. South Australian police are guarding the pizza shop that sparked a Statewide coronavirus lockdown after a worker lied to contact tracers. Qantas confirmed on Wednesday the staff member who tested positive had worked on a repatriation flight from Paris that arrived in Darwin last week. Victoria, determined to continue its run of “doughnut days” – zero coronavirus cases – will start testing arrivals from South Australia on Thursday. By Aisha Dow , Henrietta Cook , Rachael Dexter and Esther Han SA’s second case is a man in his 70s who is in a medi-hotel after returning to the State from Doha on December 18. South Australian's 'lie' caused COVID-19 lockdown. Virus experts have rubbished claims a super-strain of COVID-19 is behind South Australia's new coronavirus outbreak. South Australian health authorities say two men and a child who recently returned from overseas have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of active cases in the state to eight. The government says the pause in most community activity will significantly reduce the risk of the virus spreading further. The new cases include a young man who returned a weak positive result after travelling into the State from NSW. SA.GOV.AU - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information for South Australians. The man in his 20s was aboard a flight from Darwin to Sydney on December 18 that contained an infected Qantas staff member. South Australia has confirmed a new case of coronavirus tonight, a student in Adelaide's northwest. From midnight tonight, for the next six days, all schools, pubs, cafes, takeaway food outlets, and the construction industry will close. November 16, 2020 6:34AM. COVID-19 update 9 January 2021. South Australia has three new cases of locally-acquired COVID-19 after a worker from a quarantine hotel infected family members. These cases include a boy younger than nine, a man in his 30s and a woman in her 30s, who had all travelled from the UK. South Australian authorities say they are facing a "dangerous situation" after reporting 18 coronavirus cases in the state's first outbreak since April. South Australia "It's a large family that make up the majority of this cluster. The man flew from Sydney to Wodonga, spending some time in rural Victoria, and crossed into SA at the town of Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula on Monday. SA.GOV.AU - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information for South Australians. Up to 13 infections were linked to a hotel quarantine worker in Adelaide who spread the virus to a family in the local community, officials said. South Australia's drastic six-day lockdown was triggered by a "lie" to contact tracers from a … [They] have been extremely helpful and have really supported our efforts working through this," she said. State officials confirmed one infected person had been working at a quarantine hotel and "this is where we are considering the source to be". “It’s my understanding it is likely to be an old infection therefore nobody in South Australia is at any risk,” SA Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier said on Thursday. Australia closed its borders to international travellers in March but has allowed citizens and permanent residents to return home if they undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a hotel. South Australian authorities say they are facing a "dangerous situation" after reporting 18 coronavirus cases in the state's first outbreak since April. These cases include a boy younger than nine, a man in his 30s and a woman in her 30s, who had all travelled from the UK. Despite health system mistakes which saw the virus gain hold in Melbourne, the city has now seen 17 consecutive days of zero cases following its lockdown. The country has recorded 907 deaths and 27,725 cases since the pandemic began. Covid 19 coronavirus: South Australia, Adelaide shuts down for six days in immediate lockdown 18 Nov, 2020 02:29 AM 10 minutes to read There've been more coronavirus cases revealed in South Australia. Allowing only 10 people to gather within a home at once; Cancelling all inbound international flights this week; The closure of gyms and recreation centres, most likely for two weeks. South Australia has reported no new cases of COVID-19 while the single case in Western Australia was acquired overseas. Victoria's capital, Melbourne, spent almost four months in a stringent lockdown before re-opening last month. New South Wales (NSW), Australia’s most populous state, said it found eight cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, saying they believed to have originated from Victoria. South Australia Premier Steven Marshall announced the six-day coronavirus lockdown on Monday to curtail a growing virus outbreak in the area. The lockdown was … A highly infectious variant of COVID-19 that has reached Australia and is spreading rapidly around the world has been discovered in the US. AAP. No outdoor exercise will be allowed, and only one person per household can leave on a single day. Coronavirus crisis: South Australia virus cluster explodes to 17 cases. Virus experts have rubbished claims a super-strain of COVID-19 is behind South Australia's new coronavirus outbreak. Professor Spurrier said the Health Department was working to confirm further details and she was awaiting verification of the result. SYDNEY (REUTERS) - South Australia officials said on Friday (Nov 20) that a "lie" led to the harshest coronavirus lockdown yet in the state, as … The new virus cases also include a male in 60s who had travelled from Asia. South Australia began one of the world's toughest lockdowns Thursday with even outdoor exercise and dog-walking banned as the state tries to contain a cluster of Covid-19 infections. Prof Spurrier said the man, who is in quarantine as as precaution along with five close contacts, had been in Victoria at the height of their outbreak but never experienced COVID-19 symptoms. The South Australian city of Adelaide spike in coronavirus cases has seen Western Australia and the Northern Territory states reimpose restrictions on people travelling from SA. A cleaner at work at Mawson Lakes school in Adelaide on Monday. Australia reports its first case of South Africa coronavirus variant. They bring the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 861. The South Australian city of Adelaide spike in coronavirus cases has seen Western Australia and the Northern Territory states reimpose restrictions on people travelling from SA. Photograph: Kelly Barnes/Getty Images The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The new virus cases also include a male in 60s who had travelled from Asia. Find COVID-19 testing clinics and read the latest health updates and advice on COVID-19. South Australia reported three new cases of COVID-19 today, all of which are returned travellers currently quarantining in medi-hotels. Health information about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for South Australians. Mr Marshall said the man was one of … South Australia's Chief Health Officer has declared the coronavirus cluster that threatened to put the state back into lockdown is over. South Australia will be ordered into a major lockdown for six days in what the state government is describing as a "circuit breaker". Australia’s New South Wales on Wednesday, December 23, eased restrictions imposed due to the novel coronavirus for christmas. South Australians are being advised to reconsider any travel to Victoria in response to the COVID-19 cluster in Melbourne. There has been a total of 587 cases notified in South Australia. Alerts,announcements and advice about COVID-19 in South Australia. Mr Marshall urged locals with any symptoms to get tested, saying time was "of the essence". A woman travelling from overseas has tested positive for the new South African variant while in quarantine at a hotel. The state of South Australia announced a six-day "circuit-breaker" lockdown for its nearly two million people on Wednesday to contain a sudden coronavirus cluster in … South Australia has recorded no new coronavirus cases linked to a cluster that leaked from a city medi-hotel, as authorities applaud the record 20,000 people who got tested in the state over the past 48 hours. South Australian premier Steven Marshall says he is “fuming” after it was revealed a worker with coronavirus lied to contact tracers. Coronavirus crisis: South Australia virus cluster explodes to 17 cases. 17 March 2020 The health and safety of all our staff and students is paramount at the University of South Australia. South Australians are being advised to reconsider any travel to Victoria in response to the COVID-19 cluster in Melbourne. More about COVID-19 update 9 January 2021 There are now 25 cases linked to the Parafield cluster and a further 44 are suspected cases. Officials set up additional free testing clinics on Monday, though many people still faced long queues. The state of South Australia – which boasts some 1.7 million people – had largely eradicated community transmission of the COVID-19 virus after a nationwide lockdown earlier this year. 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Only one person from each household is allowed … South Australia's Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier said the new development was "a concerning turn of events". 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November 16, 2020 6:34AM. The new cases include a young man who returned a weak positive result after travelling into the State from NSW. Information on outbreaks, clusters, events, travel and more. South Australia has recorded one more case of coronavirus but the infected person has been in quarantine since Monday last week. UniSA is working diligently with local and national health authorities to support the international effort to reduce the impact and spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and to support our community in what is a challenging time. 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South Australia has recorded two new cases of coronavirus today, just one day before WA is set to open its border to the State for Christmas. Australia COVID-19 community outbreak: Ten new coronavirus cases in New South Wales, three in Victoria ... the state hadn't recorded any community COVID-19 … South Australia will revert to a "series of restrictions" as of 11.59pm on Saturday, but stay-at-home measures will lift. South Australia will be entering a six-day lockdown and a further eight days of lesser restrictions as the state battles a second wave of COVID-19. We are working around the clock to stay ahead of this cluster - no effort will be spared.". Coronavirus crisis: Mark McGowan set to confirm WA border with South Australia will open Christmas Day Peter Law The West Australian Tue, 22 December 2020 2:00AM 7plus brings you the shows you love to watch, anytime. 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Health authorities say he was not seated near the staff member and his positive result was likely due to an old non-infectious case. Law enforcement officials warn of plans to hold armed protests before Joe Biden's inauguration. There have been a total of 587 cases notified in South Australia. South Australia is on alert after 17 people tested positive for coronavirus. © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020. South Australia officials say a worker at a pizza shop lied about the circumstances of his exposure to the coronavirus, leading the region to a strict lockdown earlier this week. South Australia blames lockdown on pizza worker's lies For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Read about our approach to external linking. Waited 332 days for this. "It's obvious that the highest risk in Australia right now is this risk of [virus] importation in our quarantine hotels," South Australia's chief health officer Nicola Spurrier said on Monday. Its outbreak - which caused about 800 deaths - also originated from a hotel quarantine breach. © 2021 BBC. An 80-year-old woman was diagnosed on … For the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic read our coronavirus live blog. From midnight tonight, for the next six days, all schools, pubs, cafes, takeaway food outlets, and the construction industry will close. Prof Spurrier said five of the 18 infections had happened overseas and the rest were linked to a single quarantine hotel. South Australians are spending their first day in lockdown as the state embarks on a six-day "circuit breaker" to contain a COVID-19 cluster. News Coronavirus: South Australia lifts lockdown early after contact tracers misled. South Australia Police Shock World After Forbidding Dog-Walking Under Coronavirus Restrictions By Charlie Nash Nov 19th, 2020, 10:56 am Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images The state has ramped up testing and brought in new restrictions. South Australia has recorded 17 new coronavirus cases, taking the state’s total to 67. South Australia will overhaul its medi-hotel system amid a coronavirus cluster that emerged from the Peppers hotel in Adelaide and has now expanded to 29 cases. This was done after observing a dip in cases for two days straight. Spurrier says when adjustments are implemented they will be done incrementally, to monitor which measures are most effective in keeping coronavirus cases low. South Australia reported three new cases of COVID-19 today, all of which are returned travellers currently quarantining in medi-hotels. SA.GOV.AU - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information for South Australians. 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About one-fifth of the country's cases have been found in returning travellers. There have been a total of 587 cases notified in South Australia. South Australia has recorded no new coronavirus cases linked to a cluster that leaked from a city medi-hotel, as authorities applaud the record 20,000 people who got tested over the past 48 hours. South Australia began one of the world's toughest lockdowns Thursday with even outdoor exercise and dog-walking banned as the state tries to contain a cluster of Covid-19 infections. Coronavirus crisis: Mark McGowan set to confirm WA border with South Australia will open Christmas Day Peter Law The West Australian Tue, 22 December 2020 2:00AM As … Topics Coronavirus (COVID-19) Australia. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}South Australian authorities say they are facing a "dangerous situation" after reporting 18 coronavirus cases in the state's first outbreak since April. COVID-19: South Australia begins six-day lockdown after cluster of 22 coronavirus cases. SA enters day one of coronavirus lockdown. South Australia's strict lockdown went into effect at midnight Thursday and will last six days. There are no active cases in SA and 11 in WA. Everyone who was aboard the Darwin-Sydney flight has been told to self-isolate and get tested. Mr Marshall said new restrictions would come into force from Tuesday, including: In response to the outbreak, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory reinstated quarantine requirements on South Australian travellers. … The state of South Australia has entered another lockdown, with all outdoor activities including exercise being banned, after just 36 new cases of coronavirus. On the state’s second day of its circuit breaker, South Australia recorded three new COVID-19 infections. Topics Coronavirus (COVID-19) Australia. 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