20/07/2021

There have been two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 today, as of 2:30 pm.

Both cases are men in their 60s who acquired their infection locally but are contacts of confirmed cases. A man in his 80s is in the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s COVID ward in a stable condition.

There is one new case identified in a medi-hotel. A man in his 50s acquired his infection overseas and his been in hotel quarantine since arriving in SA.

From 6:00 pm tonight, South Australia will enter a seven-day lockdown. Read more about Level 5 restrictions.

SA Health has identified a number of exposure locations associated with the Modbury cluster. To check if you have visited any of the locations of concern, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Rad more about Travel restrictions and Activities (including Level 5 restrictions).

Modbury cluster cases

  • 2 new cases today
  • 5 total cases

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 3 new cases today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 19 active COVID-19 cases
    • 14 overseas acquired
    • 4 close contacts
    • 1 interstate acquired
  • 839 confirmed cases in total
  • 816 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 7,607 tests yesterday
  • 1,721,149 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 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

South Australian vaccination update

  • 738,647 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.