There are no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 740 cases notified in South Australia.
A man who completed quarantine in SA on Tuesday 4 May has today tested positive to COVID-19 in Victoria. While the man was not infectious in SA, we are investigating whether he may have contracted his infection during his stay in hotel quarantine.
A man and woman in their 30s both remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in stable conditions.
New South Wales cases
SA Health is closely monitoring the situation in New South Wales with confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in the community. If you have been in NSW since Friday 30 April 2021, you should closely monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop, no matter how mild. To check if you have visited any of the NSW exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 0 new cases today
- 2 people currently in hospital
- 19 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 740 confirmed cases in total
- 717 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 2,142 tests yesterday
- 1,300,332 tests in total
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.
South Australian vaccination update
- 202,578 total vaccines administered in South Australia
South Australians can check their eligibility and locate a vaccination provider by using the Commonwealth Government vaccine eligibility checker.
For more information visit www.covidvaccine.sa.gov.au.