17/09/2020

Angaston clinic update. No new cases today.

Angaston testing clinic update

The drive-through testing clinic at Angaston Hospital, temporarily established due to a positive COVID-19 result in routine wastewater testing, will close from 3:00 pm this Friday 18 September.

People can continue to access COVID-19 testing at the drive through clinic at Tanunda Hospital (7 days, 9:00 am-5:00 pm). No GP referral or appointment is necessary.

Alternatively, testing is also available at the Angaston Respiratory Clinic by appointment only.

Find more information on testing options at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidtesting.

COVID-19 hotline update

The SA COVID-19 Information Line has answered more than 150,000 calls to date.

The Line offers local information and advice and has been vital in keeping South Australians informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Australian COVID-19 Cases

  • 0 new cases today
  • 0 active COVID-19 cases
  • 3,571 tests yesterday
  • 433,954 tests in total
  • 466 confirmed cases in total
  • 462 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

If you have, or if you know someone with symptoms of COVID-19, encourage them to seek testing. Once you get a test, return home immediately and wait for your results. If you receive a negative test result, you should still stay at home and not attend work, school or childcare until you are feeling well again.

Do not go to public places if you are unwell – this includes work, education, childcare, shopping centres, sporting events, social or religious gatherings.

Everyone must continue to follow measures that will help stop the spread. Practice good hygiene, keep 1.5 metres distance from others and stay at home if you are unwell.

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.