COVID-19 Update 6 April 2020

Monday, 6 April 2020

Two people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 411 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s case range in age from a person in their 20s through to a person in their 60s.

To date, 53 people have been confirmed cleared of COVID-19 however we expect this number to increase as our data is updated.

Ten people aged between 44 and 77-years-old are currently in the Intensive Care Unit, of which seven are in a critical condition and three are stable.

Investigations are ongoing into the cluster of cases identified at Adelaide Airport however no additional cases have been identified since yesterday and the total number of cases remains at 28.

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.

There are 85 cases linked to the Ruby Princess cruise ship, which is the biggest cluster in cases. There have been 120 cases in total linked to cruise ships.

SA Pathology has undertaken more than 33,000 tests for COVID-19 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.