COVID-19 update 163

14 December 2020

14 December 2020

COVID SAfe Check-In campaign

From today, retail stores will be required to keep a record of everyone who enters their stores. This includes staff and customers at supermarkets, department stores, hardware stores and general retail stores. Stores must display a QR code and people are required to check in upon entry.

A range of resources for businesses and consumers, including translated materials, are available for download at

Mandatory mask use update

From today, masks are no longer mandatory in pharmacies. From Wednesday 23 December, masks will no longer be mandatory for people in health care settings. More information on mask use, including frequently asked questions, is available at

New COVID-19 case

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. The case is a man in his 40s who recently returned from overseas. He has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival and returned a positive result on his day one test.

South Australia COVID-19 Update

  • 0 new cases today

  • 1 active COVID-19 cases

  • 1,223 tests yesterday

  • 770,161 tests in total

  • 563 confirmed cases in total

  • 558 people have recovered from COVID-19

  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

Get the latest updates

For the latest health information and statistics on COVID-19 visit the SA Health website.