COVID-19 update 12 January 2021

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

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