There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 747 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a woman in her 30s who acquired her infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since her arrival.
A man and woman in their 30s both remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in stable conditions.
Late yesterday, the TGA confirmed a case of Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) following an Astra Zeneca vaccination in SA. The confirmed case is a 53-year-old man, who is in a serious condition in ICU. We have also been made aware of a probable case in an 87-year-old woman who is in a stable condition in hospital.
SA Health are closely monitoring the situation in Victoria.
Anyone who has been in Victoria since Thursday 6 May 2021 should closely monitor for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop, no matter how mild.
Details of restrictions on people who were in certain locations in VIC can be found on Travel restrictions.
Restrictions have been lifted on people wishing to enter SA from certain NSW locations.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 1 new case today
- 2 people currently in hospital
- 7 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 747 confirmed cases in total
- 736 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 3,875 tests yesterday
- 1,330,943 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.
South Australian vaccination update
- 250,026 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.