South Australia outbreak grows to 17 coronavirus cases

South Australia’s coronavirus outbreak has grown to 17 cases of COVID-19 overnight as contact tracers scramble to keep the cluster in Adelaide’s north from spiralling out of control.
The Northern Territory has now declared South Australia an immediate hot spot following the string of cases over the weekend.
Of the cases, 15 are understood to be linked to one family.
Mawson Lakes School and Preschool has shut down for at least 24 hours, along with a Hungry Jack’s at Port Adelaide amid fears of coronavirus.
The student at Mawson Lakes is a close contact of a positive case, with the school closing out of an “abundance of caution”, according to the Department of Education.
Thomas More College in Salisbury Downs has also closed after a confirmed case of COVID-19.
A growing list of concerning locations across the northern suburbs include the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Parafield Plaza supermarket and the Yatala prison.

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