16/06/2021

There have been four new cases of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 780 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a child, a teenager, a man in his 30s, and a man in his 40s, who all acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

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.

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

  • 4 new cases today
  • 0 people currently in hospital
  • 6 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 780 confirmed cases in total
  • 770 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,877 tests yesterday
  • 1,469,206 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

  • 427,703 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.