There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 760 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a child who acquired their infection overseas. The child was transferred to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital but has since been discharged back to their medi-hotel where they will remain under close observation. A man in his 60s has also been transferred to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and is in a stable condition.
An historic case reported yesterday has since provided evidence of a previous diagnosis overseas and has been removed from South Australian numbers.
If you have been in Victoria on or after Thursday 20 May 2021 you are not permitted to enter SA. If you are currently in SA and have been to Victoria in the last 14 days, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing for information on the quarantine and testing requirements that apply to you.
NSW Health have identified COVID-19 exposure locations in NSW. To check if you have visited any of the locations of concern, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 1 new case today
- 0 people currently in hospital
- 4 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 760 confirmed cases in total
- 752 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 8,059 tests yesterday
- 1,405,415 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
- 330,679 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.