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Australia Adelaide student tests positive to coronavirus

13:06  25 november  2020
13:06  25 november  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A female high school student has tested positive to coronavirus in South Australia. Share or comment on this article: Adelaide student tests positive to coronavirus as the worrying city outbreak continues to grow.

A Sacred Heart College student also tested positive for the virus last week. The total number of confirmed cases in SA now sits at 29. Scotch College, which has two adjacent campuses in Torrens Park and Mitcham, in Adelaide 's inner-south, will close both campuses for 24 to 48 hours.

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A high school student has tested positive to coronavirus in South Australia.

The girl's school, Woodville High School in north-west Adelaide, has since been closed for cleaning, with all students and staff plunged into isolation.

Anyone who was at the school on Monday must immediately self-isolate with all members of their household until further notice, SA Health revealed.

a sign on the side of a brick building: A female high school student has tested positive to coronavirus in South Australia . The student's school, Woodville High School in north-west Adelaide, has since been closed for cleaning (stock image) © Provided by Daily Mail A female high school student has tested positive to coronavirus in South Australia . The student's school, Woodville High School in north-west Adelaide, has since been closed for cleaning (stock image)

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should present for testing as soon as possible.

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South Australia health authorities say students at an Adelaide high school where a student tested positive for coronavirus are not at risk of infection despite the boy going on a The Unley High School Year 8 student tested positive after a school staffer was diagnosed with the disease last week.

Antibody test /serology test : A test that detects antibodies specific to the coronavirus . Antibodies begin to appear in the blood about a week after the coronavirus With a cutoff of 35, about 43 percent of those tests would no longer qualify as positive . About 63 percent would no longer be judged positive

Woodville is the sixth school in South Australia to be shut down in the past week, as COVID-19 continues to plague the state.

Its six day lockdown ended early on Saturday, after officials discovered the state wasn't suffering a rare and virulent form of the virus as first thought.


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A security guard at the Peppers Hotel has been identified as South Australia's 'patient zero'.

Health authorities confirmed on Wednesday the security guard had been the first to contract coronavirus after it was initially believed the outbreak came from an infected cleaner at the medi-hotel.

a man standing next to a car: Woodville is the sixth school in South Australia to be shut down in the past week, as COVID-19 continues to plague the state (pictured, testing clinic on November 19) © Provided by Daily Mail Woodville is the sixth school in South Australia to be shut down in the past week, as COVID-19 continues to plague the state (pictured, testing clinic on November 19) a police car parked in a parking lot: A security guard at the Peppers Hotel has been identified as South Australia's 'patient zero' who ultimately plunged the state into a strict lockdown (pictured, vehicles queuing up for testing) © Provided by Daily Mail A security guard at the Peppers Hotel has been identified as South Australia's 'patient zero' who ultimately plunged the state into a strict lockdown (pictured, vehicles queuing up for testing)

Premier Steven Marshall said CCTV taken from the Adelaide hotel confirmed that no staff member had been in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Workers at two pharmacies in Adelaide 's western suburbs test positive for COVID–19, while two schools in the area have also sent children It shows Mitcham has the largest number of coronavirus infections, with between 30 and 34 cases. Dr Spurrier said it was "probably to do with their level of

Chief Public Health Officer Professor Nicola Spurrier said authorities are yet to determine how the virus was transmitted from an infected returned traveller to the staff member.

The outbreak from the hotel has been linked to the state's Parafield cluster which has 29 cases.

'There was also absolutely no incidents of staff going into the travellers' rooms. And certainly no inappropriate behaviour at all,' Dr Spurrier said.

a man and a woman walking down the street: The outbreak from the hotel has been linked to the state's Parafield cluster which has 29 cases (pictured, day one of Adelaide's lockdown) © Provided by Daily Mail The outbreak from the hotel has been linked to the state's Parafield cluster which has 29 cases (pictured, day one of Adelaide's lockdown) Read more

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