23/04/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 703 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.

Today’s case is a woman in her 70s who is not infectious and is considered an old infection.

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 20s remain in hospital being treated for COVID-19 related illnesses. In addition, a man in his 40s with COVID-19 continues to be 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

  • 1 new case today
  • 3 people currently in hospital
  • 24 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 703 confirmed cases in total
  • 675 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,947 tests yesterday
  • 1,244,195 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

  • 139,034 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.