South Australia coronovirus update as at 28 November 2020

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.

Parafield Cluster

New cases linked to cluster – 2

Total cases linked to cluster – 33

Cases in hospital – 0

Approximate number of contacts in quarantine – 5,800

Case breakdown

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

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

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