COVID-19 update 23 October 2021

22 October 2021

There are no new cases of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 917 cases notified in South Australia.

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

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 0
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 917
  • Recovered cases - 905
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 4,556
  • Total tests to date - 2,374,714

Active cases

  • Active cases - 8
  • Overseas acquired - 3
  • Close contact - 1
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 4
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered - 2,068,661
  • First dose vaccinated (16+) - 78.6%
  • Second dose vaccinated (16+) - 61.8%

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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