17/04/2021

There have been four new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 682 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are two females and one male in their 60s and one female in her 30s who acquired their infections overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

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

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

  • 4 new cases today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 13 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 682 confirmed cases in total
  • 665 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,709 tests yesterday
  • 1,227,672 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

  • 1,299 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 45,485 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.