The next 48-hours will reveal if a “catastrophic” coronavirus second wave is set to hit South Australia, according to Premier Steven Marshall.
South Australia reported just one new case overnight, taking the cluster in Adelaide’s north to 18, but huge lines are forming at testing stations across the city this morning and some wait times are blowing out to 11 hours.
Health teams this morning urgently evacuated everyone in quarantine at Peppers Waymouth Hotel, the source of the new cluster which has since spread into an aged care facility.
Everyone quarantining at Peppers has been moved to a new medi-hotel in Adelaide, where reporters understands they will once again begin 14 days of quarantine.
Staff at the hotel have also been put into quarantine, under orders of SA Health.
The single new case announced this morning is an employee at the Brompton Aged Care Home, in Adelaide.