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South Australia’s Covid lockdown explained: why six days and isn’t 36 cases low? – The Guardian

Authorities are moving fast over concerns that at least five generations of cases have already been identified in Adelaide



South Australia has announced a strict six-day lockdown to take effect from midnight Wednesday in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 . The move surprised some given there were just 36 active cases in the state on that date.
Why are authorities moving so fast?
South Australias chief health officer, Prof Nicola Spurrier, said it is of concern that health authorities have so far identified at least five generations of cases. In epidemiology, the first case of the virus, or the index case, is known…

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