06/05/2021

New South Wales update. Two new South Australian medi-hotel cases.

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 735 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are a woman in her 20s and a teenager, who both acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

SA Health are closely monitoring the situation in New South Wales with confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in the community. If you have been in NSW since Friday 30 April 2021, you should closely monitor yourself for symptoms, no matter how mild, and get tested as soon as they develop.

To check if you have visited any of the NSW exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 update

  • 2 new cases today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 29 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 735 confirmed cases in total
  • 702 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 3,388 tests yesterday
  • 1,286,392 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 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

South Australian vaccination update

  • 183,785 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.