COVID-19 update 16 April 2021

16 April 2021

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 678 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a man in his 20s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since his arrival.

A man in his 40s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital ICU, in a critical condition.

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Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 1
  • Total number currently in hospital - 1
  • Total cases to date - 678
  • Recovered cases - 665
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 2,743
  • Total tests to date - 1,224,963

Active cases

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

SA Health administered vaccinations update

  • Vaccinations administered yesterday - 1,454
  • Total vaccinations administered to date  - 44,150

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