Authorities in South Australia have warned that a large number of people will need to be tested for COVID-19, after an infected man broke quarantine last weekend and visited several locations around Adelaide, including a Big W and a Kmart.
Per ABC News reports, the unnamed man, aged in his 30s, is understood to have caught the virus as a casual contact at the Intensive English Language Institute, Flinders University Sturt Campus Bedford Park, between 13 November to 28 November.
Health authorities in South Australia say that the man broke quarantine on Sunday November 22 and released a list of locations and times he visited on that date. Residents are advised to urgently get a COVID-19 test if they attended:
- Flinders University Sturt Campus, Bedford Park – 13 November to 28 November
- Big W Brickworks, Torrensville – Sunday 22 November 12.15 pm – 12.50 pm
- Foodland Norwood, Norwood – Sunday 22 November 1.20 pm – 2 pm
- Kmart, Kurralta Park – Sunday 22 November 2.45 pm – 3.10 pm
Chief Public Health Officer Professor Nicola Spurrier said that the four locations mentioned above are considered high risk, and anyone who attended at those dates and times is advise to urgently get tested.
Anyone who attended the below locations is advised to monitor for symptoms and get tested if they appear:
- On The Run, Hilton – Sunday 22 November 12.05 pm – 12.15 pm
- Anaconda, Mile End – Sunday 22 November 12.55 pm – 1.05 pm
- Guzman y Gomez, Glandore – Sunday 22 November 2.45 pm – 2.50 pm
- Glenelg Boost Juice Shop, Glenelg – Sunday 22 November 3.20 pm – 3.30pm
The SA Health website has a full and up to date list of all locations, dates and times associated with the current cluster, including advice to residents.