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And in Queensland now, the state has registered one new positive case, acquired overseas and currently in hotel quarantine.
Coronavirus (#COVID19) case update 23/12.
New case acquired overseas and detected in hotel quarantine.
Detailed information about COVID-19 cases in Queensland can be found here: https://t.co/kapyXpSIAP pic.twitter.com/yC04lhUqZT
South Australia’s Parafield cluster has been declared “closed” by health authorities after the state marked four weeks since the last coronavirus case linked to the outbreak went into quarantine.
The cluster initially forced the state into a short lockdown, after health authorities linked positive cases to a cleaner and a security guard at the Peppers medi-hotel, as well as the Woodville Pizza Bar.
The hard work of every South Australian, getting tested, keeping washing your hand, following all instructions, and a big thank you to my team in CDCB for doing all the fantastic contact tracing and SAPOL for their ongoing work with enforcement during this pandemic.