There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today in South Australia.
Meanwhile Victoria’s numbers have once again spiked, soaring from 74 cases yesterday to a new record high of 127 cases today. NSW recorded 14 new cases yesterday.
Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said today that two Victorians have died from COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the national toll to 106.
In a response to the increasing numbers in Victoria, the NSW-Victoria border is set to close from Tuesday midnight, following talks between both states’ premiers and the Prime Minister this morning.
Current South Australian Statistics
There have been a total of 443 cases reported in SA.
There are three active cases in SA and 436 people have been cleared of COVID-19.
There have been four reported deaths in SA from COVID-19. There have been more than 161,000 tests undertaken in SA.
Everyone must continue to follow measures that will help stop the spread. Practice good hygiene, keep 1.5 metres distance from others and stay at home if you are unwell.
People experiencing any of the following should be tested for COVID-19:
• Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
• An acute respiratory infection e.g. symptoms of cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
• Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
Step 3 of the SA roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions is underway.
More information on the easing of restrictions is available at SA.GOV.AU.
For more information the general public should call SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 or go to www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.
Keep up the good work SA and let’s not undo all the good.