08/06/2021

There have been two cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 769 cases notified in South Australia.


Today’s cases include a man and woman in their 50s, who both acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival. The man in his 50s is considered to have an old infection however he has been added to our case numbers as he has not been diagnosed or counted overseas.

A man in his 60s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

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

  • 2 new cases today
  • 1 person currently in hospital
  • 5 active COVID-19 cases, all overseas acquired
  • 769 confirmed cases in total
  • 760 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 4,658 tests yesterday
  • 1,431,069 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

  • 365,055 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.