There have been three new cases of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 774 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases are two females, one aged in her 50s and one aged in her 30s, and one teenage male. All have acquired their infection overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival. All are considered to have old infections however have been added to our case numbers as they were not diagnosed or counted overseas.
Queensland Health and NSW Health have both identified COVID-19 exposure locations in QLD and NSW. To check if you have visited any of the locations of concern, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 3 new cases today
- 0 people currently in hospital
- 3 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 774 confirmed cases in total
- 767 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 4,380 tests yesterday
- 1,454,845 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
- 407,613 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.
South Australian border update
If you have been in Victoria on or after Thursday 20 May 2021 you are not permitted to enter SA. If you are currently in SA and have been to Victoria in the last 14 days, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing for information on the quarantine and testing requirements that apply to you.
Cross Border Travel—Associated Direction No 15 is still in place. Travel from Victoria is still restricted. Refer to Travel restrictions for how this direction is applied. Travel to South Australia from other states is allowed and transit via Victoria is allowed in some circumstances.