There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 750 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a man in his 30s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival.
SA Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Victoria with confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in the community. If you have been in Victoria since Thursday 6 May 2021, you should closely monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop, no matter how mild. To check if you have visited any of the Victorian exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 1 new case today
- 0 people currently in hospital
- 2 active COVID-19 cases, both overseas acquired
- 750 confirmed cases in total
- 744 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 2,743 tests yesterday
- 1,346,301 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.
South Australian vaccination update
- 272,612 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.