03/02/2021

There have been four new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 601 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include three members of a family; a man in his 50s, a women in her 20s and a teenager as well as an unrelated man in his 40s. All four people acquired their infections overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

For more information and the latest updates visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 4 new cases today
  • 5 active COVID-19 cases
  • 4,736 tests yesterday
  • 971,699 tests in total
  • 601 confirmed cases in total
  • 592 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

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

WA border update

Effective 2.00 pm yesterday, the following areas are considered prohibited zones:

  • Perth region
  • Peel region
  • South West region

People are not permitted to travel to South Australia from the above areas unless they are an essential traveller, escaping domestic violence, a returning South Australian resident or relocating to South Australia.

People may travel to South Australia from all areas of Western Australia outside of the above prohibited zones (Perth, Peel and South West regions). They must get a COVID-19 test within 24 hours and self-quarantine until a negative result is received. They must get tested again on day 5 and day 12, but there is no requirement to quarantine unless they have symptoms.

People currently in quarantine who have travelled from Western Australia since 26 January 2021 and who have not been in a prohibited zone (Perth, Peel and South West Regions) are able to immediately leave quarantine if they have received a negative COVID-19 test result. They must get tested again on day 5 and day 12.