21/05/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 748 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.

Today’s case is a man in his 40s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival. His case is considered an old infection and he has been added to our case numbers as he has not been counted overseas.

A woman in her 30s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 1 new case today
  • 1 people currently in hospital
  • 5 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 748 confirmed cases in total
  • 739 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,576 tests yesterday
  • 1,334,519 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

  • 257,411 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.