COVID-19 Update 30 March 2020

Six people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 305 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s cases range in age from people in their 20s to people in their 50s.

As of today, there are 71 cases linked to the Ruby Princess cruise ship, which is the biggest cluster in cases. There have been 101 cases in total linked to cruise ships.

To date, there are a total of three cases in South Australia who have recorded no interstate or overseas travel and are classed as local transmission in SA.

All other confirmed cases have recently returned from overseas, interstate, or are a close contact of a previously confirmed case.

The Department of Education has today closed all schools, early childhood facilities and Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) services in and between the towns of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Angaston, Lyndoch and Williamstown.

Travel in or out of these towns should now be limited and any non-essential travel within the region is discouraged.

As of yesterday, SA Pathology had undertaken more than 26,000 tests.

Anyone attending work should adhere to social distancing guidelines and working from home is encouraged.

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