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.

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

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.