COVID-19 update 12 September 2021

12 September 2021

There are two new overseas acquired case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 894 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are a man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s, both who acquired their infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

For more information and a list of testing sites visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing

Total case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 894
  • Recovered cases - 880
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday  4,669
  • Total tests to date - 2,162,176

Active cases

  • Active cases - 9
  • Overseas acquired - 9
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date  1,432,263

    * Figure includes both Commonwealth and SA Health administered vaccines

COVID-19 symptoms

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
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

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