29/07/2021

There are two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 reported today. There has been a total of 859 cases notified in South Australia.

There are two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 reported today. Today’s cases are a woman in her 80s and a man in his 40s, whose infections are linked to previously confirmed cases in the Modbury cluster. Both cases were in quarantine during their infectious period.

A man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

While some restrictions have eased, people who have visited an exposure site or have been directed by SA Health to quarantine will need to stay in quarantine for the required period.

All exposure locations and associated advice on quarantine and testing requirements relating to the Modbury Cluster can be found at: www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Modbury cluster cases

  • 2 new cases today
  • 21 total cases

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 2 new cases today
  • 2 people currently in hospital
  • 25 active COVID-19 cases
    • 4 overseas acquired
    • 20 close contacts
    • 1 interstate acquired
  • 859 confirmed cases in total
  • 830 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 17,436 tests yesterday
  • 1,888,844 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 eg cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

For information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

South Australian vaccination update

  • 844,675 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.