19/04/2021

There have been six new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from medi-hotels. There have been a total of 688 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a man in his 60s, a man in his 50s, a woman in her 50s, a woman in her 20s, and two children. All six cases acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

A man in his 40s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital ICU, in a stable 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

  • 6 new cases today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 19 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 688 confirmed cases in total
  • 665 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,124 tests yesterday
  • 1,232,250 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

South Australian vaccination update

From today, the total number includes both Commonwealth- and SA Health-administered vaccines

  • 119,102 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.