15/05/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 reported today. There have been a total of 742 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a teenager who is a returned traveller from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since their arrival. The source of the case is under investigation and is likely to be an old infection.

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.

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
  • 14 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 742 confirmed cases in total
  • 723 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,547 tests yesterday
  • 1,314,732 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

  • 228,435 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.