18/02/2021

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 608 cases notified in South Australia. Victorian border update and SA COVID-19 vaccine Q&A.

Victorian border update

People may now enter South Australia from regional Victoria, provided they have not been in Greater Melbourne since 12.01 am 4 February 2021.

Greater Melbourne remains a prohibited zone. People who have been in Greater Melbourne since 4 February 2021 will not be permitted to enter South Australia unless they are essential travellers, escaping domestic violence, returning South Australian residents or relocating to SA.

More information, including the new Cross Border Travel Direction, is available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.

SA COVID-19 vaccine Q&A

Watch the South Australia COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A  panel, hosted by Professor Nicola Spurrier, with panellists Professor Helen Marshall, Dr Mike Cusack and Dr Emily Kirkpatrick.

South Australia COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A panel - 17 February 2021 - YouTube

More information about the vaccine, including frequently asked questions, is available at covidvaccine.sa.gov.au.

Case breakdown

Total new cases today

0

Total number currently in hospital

0

Total cases to date

608

Recovered cases

601

Deaths

4

Tests carried out yesterday

6,461

Total tests to date ­­

1,054,126

Active cases

Active cases

3

Overseas acquired

3

Close contact

0

Locally acquired (contact unknown)

0

Interstate acquired

0

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.

More information

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