Man in his 40s is in critical condition in Adelaide hospital with South African strain of coronavirus
- South Australian man with African strain of Covid-19 placed into intensive care
- He was taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital on Saturday and moved wards Sunday
- The man, aged in his 40s, is one of 12 people with Covid-19 in South Australia
A South Australian man who tested positive to the South African strain of Covid-19 is in hospital in critical condition.
The man, aged in his 40s, had been taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital on Saturday, before he was moved to the intensive care unit on Sunday.
Acting Chief Public Health Officer Michael Cusack said the man had contracted the highly contagious South African strain of the virus.
He is one of 12 people in the state who has contracted the virus from overseas.
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