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Mystery COVID-19 infection one of four new cases confirmed in South Australia

Four new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in South Australia, one of which is a mystery community infection.

Health authorities are investigating the unlinked case, but said the person spent time in the Port Noarlunga region.

People from the area are being encouraged by SA Health to get tested if they display COVID-19 symptoms, and isolate immediately.

Of the other new cases, two are interstate travellers, while the other attended the school reunion linked to the Norwood cluster, which now stands at 19 cases.

Three of the cases are men aged between 20 and 70, while the fourth is a woman in her 30s.

The daily total of four new infections is a considerable drop from Thursday, when 18 cases were recorded.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 18: A general view of the check in area at the Adelaide Airport on November 18, 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. South Australian premier Steven Marshall has announced new lockdown restrictions across the state for the next six days in response to growing new COVID-19 cases in the community. The new restrictions will come into effect at midnight, with all South Australians required to stay home for the next six days and only able to leave home for essential purposes. P (Getty)
Event cancellations

Some companies have started cancelling end of year events.

Dr Chris Moy from the Australian Medical Association said the new outbreak is likely to cause hesitancy for some people to go out.

"I think everybody's feeling that, I suppose we haven't had the same reality as the eastern states," Dr Moy said.

Among the venues cancelling events is Ayers House.

It cancelled a large-scale event that was supposed to happen on Saturday night.

Ayers House director Richard McLeod said he did not think the outbreak could be contained now.

"I just think we have to run with it," Mr McLeod said.

"I just hope the government doesn't shut us down. I think they government should stand by what they said, they should keep us open, this is their decision.

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