There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 741 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a man in his 20s, who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival.
A man and woman in their 30s both remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in stable conditions.
Victoria and New South Wales locations
SA Health are closely monitoring the situation in Victoria and New South Wales, with confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in the community.
The Cross Border-Associated Direction has been updated in SA and has come into effect.
Anyone who has been in:
- Victoria since Thursday 6 May 2021, or
- NSW since Friday 30 April 2021
…should closely monitor for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop, no matter how mild.
Details of restrictions on people who were in certain locations in VIC and NSW can be found on Travel restrictions.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 1 new case today
- 2 people currently in hospital
- 20 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 741 confirmed cases in total
- 717 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 3,565 tests yesterday
- 1,303,897 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
- 207,827 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.