Saturday, August 01, 2020

Coronavirus: Flight from New Delhi carrying more than 100 Aussies arrives in Adelaide as India's cases soar

Another new case of COVID-19 has been recorded in South Australia and is the state's third case in three days.
The man is in his 20s and returned from Victoria on Jetstar flight JQ774 on Tuesday.
Eighteen close contacts on the flight are in isolation and two of the man's family members have returned a negative test.
All of the state's three new cases are people who travelled from Victoria.
The state has seen seven new cases in 11 days.
All of the state's three new cases are people who travelled from Victoria.
Earlier this morning, about 170 Australian travellers who disembarked a flight from India, which landed in Adelaide, went through mandatory testing on arrival.
They were transported to hotels in the Adelaide CBD for their two-week mandatory quarantine.
Flight MH8461 arrived at Adelaide Airport from New Delhi this morning, bringing home about 170 Australian citizens and permanent residents.
On June 30, three travellers from India to South Australia tested positive to COVID-19.
Hundreds of Australians are still stuck in India where coronavirus cases continue to grow.
A record surge of 55,079 new cases in the past 24 hours took India's coronavirus caseload past 1.6 million, as the government decided lifted a night curfew that has been in force since late March.
01/08/20 9News
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