There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 661 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases are two unrelated men in their 40s. Both acquired their infections overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.
A man in his 40s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital ICU, in a critical condition.
Both NSW Health and Queensland Health have identified exposure locations associated with positive cases of COVID-19. The full list of locations can be found on the NSW Health website and the QLD Health website.
For more updates and testing requirements, and if you have visited any of the exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 2 new cases today
- 13 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 661 confirmed cases in total
- 644 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 3,499 tests yesterday
- 1,190,605 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
- 174 vaccines administered yesterday
- 28,933 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.