South Australia coronovirus update as at 23 April 2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 703 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a woman in her 70s who is not infectious and is considered an old infection.

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 20s remain in hospital being treated for COVID-19 related illnesses. In addition, a man in his 40s with COVID-19 continues to be treated for an illness not related to COVID-19. All three patients are in a stable condition. There are no COVID-19 patients in ICU.

For more updates and testing requirements, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today – 1
  • Total number currently in hospital – 3
  • Total cases to date – 703
  • Recovered cases – 675
  • Deaths – 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday – 2,947
  • Total tests to date – 1,244,195

Active cases

  • Active cases – 24
  • Overseas acquired – 24
  • Close contact – 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) – 0
  • Interstate acquired – 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date – 139,034

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 analternative 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
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