COVID-19 Update 4 April 2020

Saturday, 4 April 2020

Eleven people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 407 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s cases range in age from a teenager through to a person in their 70s.

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. Six additional cases are linked to close contacts of the baggage handlers, bringing the total cluster to 25.

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 85 cases linked to the Ruby Princess cruise ship, which is the biggest cluster in cases. There have been 119 cases in total linked to cruise ships.
SA Pathology has undertaken more than 32,000 tests so far.

For more information the general public should call SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 or go to www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.