Chief Executive COVID -19 Update: 19 November 2020

Message from the Chief Executive

*** ALERT ***

South Australian COVID-19 Cluster: What you need to know

A number of COVID-19 cases have been identified in the community in South Australia as part of the Parafield Cluster.

Effective 19 November 2020:

  • Anyone who has visited metro Adelaide since Saturday 7 November 2020 should be swabbed and treated as suspected COVID-19.
  • Anyone who has been in South Australia since Saturday 7 November 2020, but who has not been to metropolitan Adelaide can be tested with or without symptoms. They only need to isolate if they have symptoms.


If you have a patient who has recently travelled to South Australia, manage them according to the CHO’s GP quick guide and checklist.

You can read the full advice from the office of the Victorian CHO here:

As advice and information evolve, please consult the latest updates and visit the Department of Health and Human Services and Monash Health COVID-19 website for employees regularly for the latest.

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