28/03/2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 650 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are a female in her 30s and a male in his teens. Both cases have recently returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

Queensland Health has recently identified a number of COVID-19 public exposure sites. If you have been in Queensland since 11 March, please check the contact tracing page on the QLD Health website regularly for updates. Anyone who has visited one of the location sites should immediately self-isolate and get tested.

Anyone who has visited Brisbane City Council or Moreton Bay Region Local Government Area since 11 March should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result. You should also get tested again on day five and day 13. There is no need to self-isolate after receiving a negative COVID-19 result in the first test unless you have symptoms.

For more updates and testing requirements, and if you have visited any of the Queensland exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 2 new cases today
  • 15 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 650 confirmed cases in total
  • 631 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 2,664 tests yesterday
  • 1,161,046 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

  • 225 vaccines administered yesterday
  • 22,497 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.