24/03/2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 644 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are a man in his 40s, and a child, who both recently returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

SA Health is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in New South Wales and Queensland. For the latest updates and testing requirements visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 2 new cases today
  • 15 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 644 confirmed cases in total
  • 625 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,337 tests yesterday
  • 1,154,157 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 | sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

SA Health-administered vaccination update

  • 1,512 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 17,751 total vaccines administered to date

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.