Sumary of Coronavirus Australia: NSW records 110 new cases as South Australia records 7:
- } }Play VideoVideoWA is effectively cut off from most states after South Australia become the latest state to be upgraded from very low risk to low riskShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkSouth Australia has recorded six new cases of COVID-19 as it faces its first day of a week-long lockdown.
- SA’s virus cluster is linked to an 81-year-old man who recently arrived in Australia from Argentina and quarantined in Sydney before travelling to Adelaide, where he tested positive.
- Genomic testing has confirmed the man became infected while in Sydney, not while in Argentina.
- NSW records 110 new virus cases overnightNSW has recorded 110 locally acquired COVID-19 cases and at least 60 of those people were circulating in the community for part or all of their infectious period.
- NSW Health said 54 cases are linked to a known case or cluster – 40 are household contacts and 14 are close contacts – and the source of infection for 56 cases is under investigation.
- Two new overseas-acquired cases were also recorded overnight.
- QLD RECORDS NO NEW CASESQueensland has recorded no new locally-acquired cases of COVID-19 two days after a woman from the state’s far north tested positive.
- The state government conducted 12,876 tests across Queensland overnight, but there were no positive results for COVID-19 by Wednesday morning.