COVID-19 update 20 November 2020

There have been three new cases of COVID-19 today. There have now been a total of 553 cases reported in South Australia.

Exercise outdoors with household contacts is allowed, effective immediately. From midnight Saturday night, a number of statewide restrictions will be lifted. More information will be available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.

There are various health alerts currently in place for a number of other locations. More details and advice can be found at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

Parafield Cluster

(as of 23:59, 19 November 2020)

New cases linked to cluster 3
Total cases linked to cluster 25
Suspected cases 44
Cases in hospital 2
Approximate number of contacts in quarantine 4,500

Case Breakdown

Total new cases today 3
Total number currently in hospital 2
Total cases to date 553
Recovered cases 512
Deaths 4
Tests carried out yesterday 14,459
Total tests to date 631,458

Active Cases

Active cases 37
Overseas acquired 11
Close contact 25
Locally acquired (contact unknown) 0
Interstate acquired 1
Under investigation (in quarantine) 0


All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild, are asked to come forward to get tested as soon as symptoms appear. People experiencing any of the following symptoms should be tested for COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. symptoms of cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste

Call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787, or go to www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019, for more information.