COVID-19 update 20 July 2021

20 July 2021

There have been two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 today, as of 2:30pm.

Both cases are men in their 60s who acquired their infection locally but are contacts of confirmed cases. A man in his 80s is in the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s COVID ward in a stable condition.

There is one new case identified in a medi-hotel. A man in his 50s acquired his infection overseas and his been in hotel quarantine since arriving in SA.

From 6:00pm tonight, South Australia will enter a seven-day lockdown. Further details can be found at https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/ once available.   

We have identified a number of exposure locations associated with the Modbury cluster. To check if you have visited any of the locations of concern, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Modbury cluster cases

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total cases - 5

Total case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 3
  • Total number currently in hospital - 1
  • Total cases to date - 839
  • Recovered cases - 816
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 7,607
  • Total tests to date - 1,721,149

Active cases

  • Active cases - 19
  • Overseas acquired - 14
  • Close contact - 4
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date - 738,647*

* Figure includes both Commonwealth and SA Health administered vaccines. 

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