COVID-19 update 22 April 2021

22 April 2021

There have been nine new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from medi-hotels. There have been a total of 702 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a teenager, a man in his 30s, a woman in her 40s, and three men in their 40s, who all acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

Three of today’s cases, two teenagers and a woman in her 50s, are considered old infections however they have been added to our case numbers as they have not been counted overseas.

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 20s are being treated for COVID-19 related illnesses in the Royal Adelaide Hospital. In addition, a man in his 40s with COVID-19 is being treated for an illness not related to COVID-19. All three patients are in a stable condition. There are no COVID-19 patients in ICU.

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Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 9
  • Total number currently in hospital - 3
  • Total cases to date - 702
  • Recovered cases - 669
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 3,279
  • Total tests to date - 1,241,248

Active cases

  • Active cases - 30*
  • Overseas acquired - 30
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 0

*One active case from a medi-hotel has been reported outside the usual 24-hour reporting period. More details will be made available tomorrow as is the standard process.

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date  - 134,182*

*Figure includes both Commonwealth and SA Health administered vaccines

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