Covid-19 Update 18 March 2020

Five people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 37 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s confirmed cases are:

  • Female, 50s, overseas travel to Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines
  • Female, 20s, close contact of a confirmed case
  • Male, 50s, travel to USA
  • Female, 60s, travel to USA
  • Female, 50s, interview in process

Only travel details relevant to when individual cases were infectious will be released, once they are available.

Two additional drive-through COVID-19 testing clinics have opened today at Whyalla Hospital and Port Augusta Hospital so people in the area have access to timely testing and treatment.

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