There are three new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 914 cases notified in South Australia.

The first case is a woman in her 30s who arrived from overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since her arrival. The second case, who was announced late yesterday, is a man in his 40s who is the co-driver of the truck driver reported on Saturday.

The third case is a woman in her 30s, who is a miner and fly-in-fly-out worker. She arrived at Adelaide Airport from Melbourne last night on flight JQ778 and was tested at the airport before going to a medi-hotel to isolate. She will be transferred to Tom’s Court today. The three public exposure sites identified so far include:

  • TIER 1 Exposure Site: Jetstar Flight JQ778 (Passengers and Crew) Melbourne Victoria to Adelaide SA
    Sunday 10 October 2021 4pm to 5:50pm
  • TIER 4 Exposure Site: Adelaide Airport, 1 James Schofield Drive, Adelaide Airport SA 5950
    Sunday 10 October 2021 approximately 5:30pm to 6:20pm (exact time TBC)
  • TIER 1 Exposure Site: Quest King William South (Reception Only), 379 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000
    Sunday 10 October 2021 6:15pm to 7pm

For more information and advice visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 3 new cases today
  • 0 people currently in hospital
  • 9 active COVID-19 cases
    • 2 overseas acquired
    • 7 interstate acquired
  • 914 confirmed cases in total
  • 901 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 4,533 tests yesterday
  • 2,309,344 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 eg, cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

For information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019

South Australian vaccination update

  • 1,868,871 total vaccines administered in South Australia
  • 72.9% first dose vaccinated
  • 55% second dose vaccinated

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.