26/03/2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 645 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a man in his 30s who recently returned from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival. He is considered an old infection but has been added to our case numbers as he was not diagnosed or counted overseas.

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

  • 1 new case today
  • 11 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 645 confirmed cases in total
  • 630 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,522 tests yesterday
  • 1,159,015 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

  • 1,496 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 20,832 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.