11/02/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 606 cases notified in South Australia. New Victorian border restrictions are in place.

Victorian border restrictions

Effective 12.01 am 11 February 2021, people who have been in Greater Melbourne on or after 4 February are not permitted to enter South Australia unless they are essential travellers, escaping domestic violence, returning South Australian residents or relocating to SA.

Anyone who as at the Holiday Inn, 10/14 Centre Road, Melbourne Airport (or is a close contact of someone at the hotel) on or after 12.01am 27 January is prohibited from entering South Australia.

Anyone currently in South Australia who was at the Holiday Inn on or after 27 January, or who visited at any of the public exposure sites identified on the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website, must immediately self-quarantine and complete this survey to notify SA Health.

People who travelled to South Australia from Greater Melbourne between 28 January and 12.01am 11 February 2021 must get tested on day 1, day 5 and day 12. There is no requirement to self-quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test (unless you have symptoms).

More information is available at sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing and read the new Cross Border Travel Direction, including updated frequently asked questions.

COVID-19 case update

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 606 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a man in his 30s who recently returned from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival. Serology is underway to determine if this is an old infection.

SA Health is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in other jurisdictions. For the latest updates and testing requirements visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 1 new case today
  • 5 active COVID-19 cases
  • 0 COVID-19 cases in hospital
  • 6,717 tests yesterday
  • 1,011,513 tests in total
  • 606 confirmed cases in total
  • 597 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear. Symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

For more information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 | sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019