There have been three new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 738 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases include a man in his 30s, a female in her 20s and a child, who all acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.
New South Wales cases
We 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 and get tested as soon as they develop, no matter how mild. To check if you have visited any of the NSW exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
The Cross Border Travel—Associated Direction No 8 is in place from today. It places requirements on anyone who was in the NSW restricted zone and arrived in SA before today, and prohibits entry to anyone arriving in SA from today onwards (except those fleeing domestic violence). Refer to Travel restrictions for more information.
South Australia COVID-19 update
- 3 new cases today
- 0 person currently in hospital
- 31 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
- 738 confirmed cases in total
- 703 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 3,341 tests yesterday
- 1,289,733 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
- 189,465 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.