There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 754 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases include a man in his 30s and a man in his 50s, who both acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival. The man in his 50s is considered an old infection and has been added to our case numbers as he has not been counted overseas.
SA Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Victoria with confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in the community. If you have been in Victoria on or since 20 May 2021, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing for information on the testing and quarantine requirements that apply to you.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 2 new cases today
- 0 people currently in hospital
- 3 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 754 confirmed cases in total
- 747 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 5,892 tests yesterday
- 1,379,040 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
- 306,657 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.