South Australia has recorded zero new cases of coronavirus on its first day of its six-day “circuit breaker” lockdown.
The outcomes come from larger than 20,000 exams carried out so far 24 hours – a doc amount for the state.
The state’s Professor Nicola Spurrier hailed the “good news” at a press conference this morning, nevertheless warned this decide didn’t inform the overall story.
She well-known that earlier outbreaks in South Australia had restricted shut contacts, whereas there are literally tons of of South Australians who’re potential shut contacts of optimistic or suspected cases.
There are 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 associated to the Parafield cluster up to now, along with an additional 17 individuals who discover themselves suspected to be carrying the virus.
Professor Spurrier acknowledged contact tracers have been putting a “double ring fence” spherical these cases, with all shut contacts of optimistic cases and their shut contacts positioned into quarantine.
All schools might be closed and outdoor practice banned, with just one member of each household allowed to purchase as quickly as per day for essential offers.