COVID-19 update 170

24 December 2020

Parafield cluster update

The Parafield cluster is now officially closed following the completion of two incubation periods with no positive test results.

Mandatory mask update

From today, masks are no longer be mandatory for people in health care settings and people working in personal care services (hairdressers, beauty salons, tattoo parlours and similar businesses.

While masks are no longer mandatory for the general community, it is recommended to wear a mask when out in public if unable to physically distance from others.

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South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 0 new cases today
  • 3 active COVID-19 cases
  • 6,312 tests yesterday
  • 795,350 tests in total
  • 566 confirmed cases in total
  • 559 people have recovered
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

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