COVID-19 update 23 February 2021

23 February 2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 612 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases are a woman in her 60s and a man in his 50s, who both returned from overseas and have been in a medi-hotel since their arrival.

For the latest updates visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 612
  • Recovered cases - 604
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 3,993
  • Total tests to date - 1,073,938

Active cases

  • Active cases - 4
  • Overseas acquired - 4
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 0

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

For more information:  SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787; sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019