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Authorities urged anyone attending an English school in the southern Adelaide suburbs to immediately self-quarantine after contact tracers found a positive COVID-19 case had attended the school.
SA Health ordered on Saturday evening that everyone between the ages of 13. November and 28. November 2020 is physically present at the Intensive Institute for English Language (Flinders University Sturt Campus), immediately quarantines himself for 14 days, together with everyone who lives with him.
The positive case, a man in his thirties, is believed to have contracted the virus while attending school.
The state’s chief health officer Nicola Spurrier says the man’s infection confirms the decision to ask some casual contacts to self-isolate.
« The information I am giving you today shows how contagious this virus is, » she told reporters on Saturday.
The man was one of two new COVID-19 cases recorded on Saturday while the other was a child from the original family at the center of the Parafield cluster.
The child was also already in quarantine and, according to Prof. Spurrier poses no risk to the public.
The diagnoses bring the Parafield cluster number to 33 people, but Prof. Spurrier said she was concerned that unidentified cases were floating around.
Your concern is compounded by the fact that only 3,840 tests have been performed in the last 24 hours.
« It was quite a drop in terms of testing and I was a bit disappointed when I saw that number this morning, » she said.
As health officials continue to grapple with the outbreak, the state government will implement a two-week downward strategy to ease measures imposed at the beginning of the outbreak.
This includes opening the borders to Victorians from 1. December and the abolition of restrictions on guests in pubs, restaurants and cafes.
A general work from home, however, sticks with a rule of one person per four square feet for all indoor spaces.
Martin Haese, CEO of Business SA, says most companies will be 25 percent busy, which is financially unsustainable.
He says the continued action will have a significant impact on hospitality, retail, events and leisure during its busiest time of year.
« Business SA also has serious concerns for the city as it has been advising from home to cancel other than Christmas for city vendors who will take the brunt of it, as they have been doing all year round, » said Haese.
He has asked the government to periodically review progress with the Parafield cluster to see if any restrictions can be lifted sooner.
And he reiterated the demand that the eligibility criteria for emergency grants of 10. Loosening $ 000 to help businesses get through Christmas.
Three dead and five were injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles on Princes Highway.
The three inmates of a Ford Territory, a 39-year-old woman, a 77-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man, all from Millicent, died on the scene.
The five occupants of the second vehicle, a Toyota Landcruiser, have all been rushed to hospital, where four are being treated for non-life threatening injuries and the fifth occupant is being treated for critical injuries.
Major crash investigators are currently on site. Everyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
The accident brings the death toll on the roads of South Australia for 2020 to 85 compared to 101 in the previous year.
A man in his thirties has died after falling from rocks into the sea on Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.
Emergency services were called to Browns Beach in Inneston National Park just after 11 a.m. on Saturday.
The man’s body was found about two hours later after a major search operation involving police, rangers, sea rescue and recreational fishing boats.
In another case, a man survived after being found swimming in the water at Lake Alexandrina.
He and a friend set off in an inflatable canoe north of Milang on Friday, but the emergency services were alerted around 11 a.m.. Saturday at 30pm when they didn’t return.
The 19-year-old was found swimming in the water a few hours later and was being treated for hypothermia, the SA police said.
A water search operation is ongoing for the second man, 31, for whom the police have serious concerns.
The canoe the men were in has been found and the search will continue on Sunday morning.
The Federal Government’s HomeBuilder grant was extended by three months, but from 25. 000 USD on 15. $ 000 lowered.
The cash grants are offered to eligible persons who are building a new house or renovating an existing property.
It was supposed to expire in December but will be extended at the lower rate until the end of March next year.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the expansion is expected to add another 15. 000 construction projects and the expected renovation or construction costs at 42. 000 increase.
Approved applicants, who on or after the 4th. Those who have signed contracts on June 1st, 2020 can extend the start of construction from three to six months.
Of the around 24. 000 applications for the project are 19. 180 intended for new buildings, the remaining 4. 697 for renovation work.
The federal Labor opposition had called for changes and argued that HomeBuilder had not recognized the expected acceptance and was a « marketing exercise ». .
The extension was estimated at $ 240 million, bringing the total expected price to $ 921 million.
Liberal national candidate Garth Hamilton conveniently won a federal by-election in the Bridegroom’s Queensland seat.
The Toowoomba-based mining engineer was the hot favorite for Saturday’s poll, which was also contested by Labor, the Liberal Democrats and Sustainable Australia.
With 19 of 56 booths, Mr. Hamilton held 61. 11 percent of the first preference vote.
The groom’s by-election was triggered by the resignation of former Minister John McVeigh, who was first elected in 2016.
The top Iranian leader has promised to take revenge for the murder of the country’s best nuclear scientist.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei promised to continue the work of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who, according to the Western and Israeli governments, was the architect of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program.
Friday’s murder, of which Iranian President Israel was quickly to blame, could complicate efforts by US President-elect Joe Biden to revive a detente with Tehran.
US President Donald Trump has pulled Washington out of the 2015 international nuclear pact agreed between Tehran and the major powers.
Khamenei, who is Iran’s top authority and who says the country never looked for nuclear weapons, said on Twitter that Iranian officials must take on the job of « prosecuting this crime and its perpetrators and those who ordered it. » have to punish « . .
Fakhrizadeh, who had little public profile in Iran but whom Israel identified as a key player in the search for Iranian nuclear weapons, was killed on Friday when he was ambushed near Tehran and his car was sprayed with bullets. He was taken to the hospital where he died.
Israeli Cabinet Minister Tzachi Hanegbi, a confidante of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said he did not know who committed the murder.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says military operations in troubled Tigray region are complete and federal troops are in control of the regional capital, an important development in a three-week-old war that rocked the Horn of Africa.
« I am pleased to announce that we have completed and suspended military operations in the Tigray region, » he said in a tweet on Saturday.
Less than an hour earlier, he said in a statement: “The federal government now has full control over the city of Mekelle. ”
Abiy added that the army had secured the release of thousands of troops from the North Command, a military unit stationed in Tigray, who had been held hostage by the TPLF.
Federal forces had taken control of « the airport, public facilities, the regional administration office and other critical facilities, » Abiy said.
The leader of the TPLF armed forces (Tigray People’s Liberation Front). Fighting Ethiopian forces on November 11th but said the TPLF was not giving up.
« Your brutality can only add to our determination to fight these invaders to the last, » TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael said in a message.
Thousands of people are believed to have died during the fighting this month and nearly 44. 000 refugees have fled to neighboring Sudan. Tigray also borders the nation of Eritrea and the conflict has raised concerns over an escalation in the country of 115 million people or in the region.
Sydney Thunder players celebrate after winning the Women’s Big Bash League Final between the Melbourne Stars and the Sydney Thunder at the North Sydney Oval in Sydney on Saturday May 28th. November 2020. Image: AAP / Dan Himbrechts
The Sydney Thunder crushed the Melbourne Stars to win their second women’s Big Bash title, pursuing the 87-run goal in just 14 overs.
South African Shabnim Ismail was named player of the game after 2:12 to help the Sydney side race through the Melbourne Stars and claim a win with seven wickets.
After taking cover on dangerous Elyse Villani’s early wicket for 1, she let Meg Lanning on Jan.. staying behind to leave the stars in ruins at 3-20 after 6. 1 overs.
When the Stars fell to 5-37, it was the worst start to a game with the bat in the tournament’s six-year history.
Openers Rachel Treneman (23) and Tammy Beaumont (16) both started quickly and captain Rachael Haynes was 21, not eliminated.
Heather Knight (26 of 19) started the celebrations in style and lifted Alana King (1-30) over the long line to claim the trophy.
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