13/05/2021

There are no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 741 cases notified in South Australia.

A man and woman in their 30s both remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in stable conditions.

Genomics results returned yesterday afternoon confirmed a current case in Victoria is linked to a recent case currently in Tom’s Court. Preliminary reviews of the CCTV and ventilation have not identified any breaches or potential causes of transmission. We are continuing to undertake more thorough investigations to try to ascertain the cause of transmission.

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.

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

  • 0 new cases today
  • 2 people currently in hospital
  • 20 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 741 confirmed cases in total
  • 722 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,820 tests yesterday
  • 1,307,717 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.

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

South Australian vaccination update

  • 214,310 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.