South Australia coronovirus update as at 3 April 2020

Eleven people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 396 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s cases range in age from people in their 20s through to people in their 60s.

To date, 46 people have been confirmed cleared of COVID-19 however we expect this number to increase as our data is updated.

Investigations are ongoing into the cluster of cases identified at Adelaide Airport. Two additional cases are linked to close contacts of the baggage handlers, bringing the total cluster to 19.

Anyone who is sick with symptoms of COVID-19 and has been at the Adelaide Airport, including in the terminal or car park, since Tuesday 17 March should present for testing.

As of today, there are 84 cases linked to the Ruby Princess cruise ship, which is the biggest cluster in cases. There have been 116 cases in total linked to cruise ships.

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

SA Pathology has undertaken more than 30,000 tests so far.

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