South Australia coronovirus update as at 2 March 2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 617 cases notified in South Australia.

One case is a woman in her 60s who recently returned from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since her arrival. The second case is a woman in her 60s who is considered to have an old infection but has been added to our case numbers as she had not been diagnosed and counted overseas.

Further test results have indicated a recent case within our medi-hotel has been identified with the COVID-19 UK strain. In SA there have been a total of seven cases of the COVID-19 strain first detected in the UK and one case with the strain of COVID-19 first detected in South Africa.

In addition, upon further investigation a previously reported case has confirmed their diagnosis was recorded overseas and has subsequently been removed from our case numbers.

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