22/04/2021

There have been nine new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from medi-hotels. There have been a total of 702 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a teenager, a man in his 30s, a woman in her 40s, and three men in their 40s, who all acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

Three of today’s cases, two teenagers and a woman in her 50s, are considered old infections however they have been added to our case numbers as they have not been counted overseas.

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 20s are being treated for COVID-19 related illnesses in the Royal Adelaide Hospital. In addition, a man in his 40s with COVID-19 is being treated for an illness not related to COVID-19. All three patients are in a stable condition. There are no COVID-19 patients in ICU.

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

  • 9 new cases today
  • 3 people currently in hospital
  • 30 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 702 confirmed cases in total
  • 669 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,279 tests yesterday
  • 1,241,248 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

  • 134,182 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.