Novel Coronavirus Update

January 29, 2020

There have been two Novel Coronavirus cases confirmed in South Australia.

A 60 year old male and a 60 year old female have been confirmed to have Novel Coronavirus. They will both be in isolation at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and are currently in a stable condition.

⚠ The Australian Government Department of Health has issued new advice: From February 1 travellers arriving out of mainland China (not just Hubei province) must self-isolate for a period of 14 days from the time they leave mainland China, and monitor themselves for symptoms of coronavirus.

Anyone who has had contact with a confirmed case of novel coronavirus must also stay isolated in their home for 14 days and monitor themselves for symptoms.

ℹ A Coronavirus Health Information Line is now available on 1800 020 080. Please call this line if you are seeking information on this virus.


[Information current as of 28 January 2020]

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China.

If you have travelled to mainland China, and especially Hubei Province, in the past 14 days AND have a fever and respiratory symptoms such as cough, trouble breathing, fatigue, sore throat, and nausea/vomiting:

  • See your doctor. Call the doctor first to let them know your travel history so they can prepare for your visit.
  • If you are very sick, go to a hospital. Call first so they can prepare for your visit.
  • Anyone who has travelled to mainland China, and especially Hubei Province, should monitor themselves for the 14 days from their departure from mainland China for symptoms of coronavirus.
  • If you are not experiencing symptoms, you do not need to self-quarantine.
  • It is not necessary to cancel any public events or gatherings in South Australia.
  • Further information for travellers arriving from China (致从中国抵澳旅客有关新型冠状病毒的信息):

Find out more information about Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by visiting the link below:

If you have returned from traveling overseas to any countries affected by the Coronavirus in the past 14 days or come in direct contact with anyone who has, please phone 1800 675 398.


To make an appointment please phone through to speak with a receptionist.
Alternatively, please attend your nearest Hospital Emergency Department

1800 675 398 。

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