16/04/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 678 cases notified in South Australia.

A man in his 40s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital ICU, in a critical condition.

Today’s case is a man in his 20s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival.

For more updates and testing requirements, and if you have visited any of the exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 1 new case today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 9 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 678 confirmed cases in total
  • 665 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,743 tests yesterday
  • 1,224,963 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 87  sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

SA Health-administered vaccination update

  • 1,454 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 44,150 total vaccines administered to date

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.