There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 641 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s case is a man in his 30s who recently returned from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival. He is considered an old infection but has been added to our case numbers as he has not been diagnosed and counted overseas.
SA Health is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in New South Wales and Queensland. For the latest updates and testing requirements visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
Total new cases today 1
Total number currently in hospital 0
Total cases to date 641 Recovered cases 622 Deaths 4
Tests carried out yesterday 2,786 Total tests to date 1,142,127
Active cases 15
Overseas acquired 15
Close contact 0
Locally acquired (contact unknown) 0
Interstate acquired 0
SA Health administered vaccinations update
Vaccinations administered yesterday 1,504
Total vaccinations administered to date 12,961
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 vomitingFor more information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787; sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019