South Australian health authorities say testing of Adelaide’s wastewater has returned a “very strong” positive result for COVID–19.
SA Health says the result is still being investigated, with the detected virus possibly coming from a medi-hotel resident or an old case who is still “shedding”.
But Deputy Public Health Officer Chris Lease said it was a timely reminder that people with symptoms should be tested, with numbers dropping in recent times.
Dr Lease said the “very strong reading” came from the north-eastern part of Adelaide’s CBD, north of Pirie Street.
The city is currently celebrating the Adelaide Festival, the Fringe festival and WOMADelaide, with authorities…