24/04/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 704 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a male child who acquired their infection overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

Western Australian Health has recently identified a number of COVID-19 public exposure sites, which can be found on the WA Health website.

Anyone who has travelled to South Australia from Perth or Peel region since 17 April must get tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible and isolate until you receive a negative result. You must also get tested on day 5 and day 13.

A new Direction took effect from midnight and anyone who has been in Perth or Peel region are not permitted to enter South Australia from 12:01am Saturday 24 April. Essential travellers are permitted, but must isolate for 14 days.

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
  • 25 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 704 confirmed cases in total
  • 675 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,439 tests yesterday
  • 1,246,634 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

  • 143,378 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.