SA Covid update: Thousands of new Covid cases reported

This article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. Get full digital access to trusted news from The Advertiser and Messenger with our great introductory offer. Drive-through testing sites will be scrapped and free RATs offered to all South Australians as the state reaches the peak of its … Read more

Covid-19: South Australia CHO Nicola Spurrier calls for masks at Black Friday events, WA predicts peak

After weeks of silence, South Australia’s top doctor has made a bold call on masks ahead of the festive season. SA’s Chief Medical Officer Nicola Spurrier said masks were now encouraged in indoor areas with high volumes of people, amid a spike in Covid-19 cases across the country. “We are probably about a week or … Read more

Children get rare but dangerous Covid complication

This article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. Get full digital access to trusted news from The Advertiser and Messenger with our great introductory offer. More young South Australian children have been struck down by a rare but dangerous condition after contracting Covid-19, new data shows. The … Read more

Covid cases in SA spike to new daily high of 5054

This article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. Get full digital access to trusted news from The Advertiser and Messenger with our great introductory offer. Covid cases have spiked to an alarming new record high of 5054 cases – with the peak still not expected for another … Read more

Nicola Spurrier: SA Chief Health officer tests positive for Covid

South Australian chief health officer Nicola Spurrier has tested positive for Covid, just as case numbers and hospitalisations arise. Health officials warned on Tuesday hospitalisations would increase over the coming weeks. “Professor Spurrier will conduct her duties as Chief Public Health Officer from home until the conclusion of her isolation period,” SA Health said in … Read more

Covid-19: South Australia drops Covid-19 close contact rule

Another state has announced it will drop its Covid-19 close contact rules but there are still some requirements that must be met. South Australia will banish its Covid-19 close contact rules next week, bringing its restrictions in line with eastern states. Premier Peter Malinauskas announced on Friday night the changes would come into effect as … Read more