South Australia records 4349 new COVID-19 cases, outbreak's peak expected in coming days

South Australia records 4349 new COVID-19 cases, outbreak's peak expected in coming days

South Australia has recorded 4349 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with the peak of the state's outbreak expected to be hit in coming days. Another four deaths of people with the virus have been reported today, while the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 dropped overnight to 236, down from 246. Of the hospitalisations, 26 are in intensive care, with seven on ventilators. Premier Steven Marshall the number of health staff in isolation had risen to 918, including 567 who were positive for the virus. Mr Marshall said he was hopeful the state would "hit the peak in the next couple of days". "I'm very hopeful that we are at that peak - or almost at that peak," he said. Yesterday Mr Marshall revealed the peak of …
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