17/10/2021

There are no new cases of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 915 cases notified in South Australia.

The truck driver reported by SA Health last night tested positive in Victoria, and therefore has been counted in Victoria’s case numbers.

For information on exposure locations in SA visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDinterstate for information about interstate exposure locations.

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 0 new cases today
  • 0 people currently in hospital
  • 7 active COVID-19 cases
    • 2 overseas acquired
    • 1 close contact
    • 4 interstate acquired
  • 915 confirmed cases in total
  • 904 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 5,214 tests yesterday
  • 2,345,052 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 eg, cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

For information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

South Australian vaccination update

  • 1,972,963 total vaccines administered in South Australia
  • 75.9% first dose vaccinated
  • 58.5% second dose vaccinated

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.