There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 720 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a man in his 50s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival.
Western Australia Health has recently identified a number of additional 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. Anyone who has been in Perth or Peel region are currently not permitted to enter South Australia from 12:01 am 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 Western Australian exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing and complete the form.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 1 new cases today
- 2 people currently in hospital
- 33 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 720 confirmed cases in total
- 683 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 2,749 tests yesterday
- 1,256,344 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
- 145,483 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.