There is one new case of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 914 cases notified in South Australia.
The new case is a man in his 40s who arrived from interstate and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival. He is linked to a male in his teens who tested positive on Sunday 10 October.
In addition, upon further investigation a previously reported case has confirmed their diagnosis was recorded interstate and has subsequently been removed from our case numbers.
For more information and a list of testing sites visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.
South Australia COVID-19 total cases
- 1 new case today
- 0 people currently in hospital
- 7 active COVID-19 cases
- 1 overseas acquired
- 1 close contact
- 5 interstate acquired
- 914 confirmed cases in total
- 903 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
- 6,363 tests yesterday
- 2,321,497 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.
South Australian vaccination update
- 1,906,103 total vaccines administered in South Australia
- 74% first dose vaccinated
- 56.2% 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.