There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 644 cases notified in South Australia.
Today’s cases are a man in his 40s, and a child, who both recently returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.
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 2
Total number currently in hospital 0
Total cases to date 644
Recovered cases 625
Tests carried out yesterday 3,337
Total tests to date 1,154,157
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 1,512
Total vaccinations administered to date 17,751
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; sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.