16/03/2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 636 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s, who both recently returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

For more information and the latest updates visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 2 new cases today
  • 12 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 636 confirmed cases in total
  • 620 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,451 tests yesterday
  • 1,132,925 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 | sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

SA Health-administered vaccination update

  • 1,028 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 8,300 total vaccines administered to date

Find more information on South Australia's COVID-19 vaccine roll out at www.covidvaccine.sa.gov.au.