South Australia coronovirus update as at 12 January 2021

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 588 cases notified in South Australia.

SA Health is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in other jurisdictions. For the latest updates and testing requirements visit Contact tracing.

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today – 0
  • Total number currently in hospital – 0
  • Total cases to date – 588
  • Recovered cases – 569
  • Deaths – 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday – 4,690
  • Total tests to date – 893,844

Active cases

  • Active cases – 15
  • Overseas acquired – 15
  • Close contact – 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) – 0
  • Interstate acquired – 0
  • Under investigation (in quarantine) – 0

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
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