COVID-19 update 4 May 2021

04 May 2021

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, both reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 732 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s cases include a man in his 20s and a woman in her 20s, who both acquired their infections overseas and have been in medi-hotels since their arrival.

A number of COVID-19 exposure sites have been identified in Western Australia. For more updates and testing requirements, and to check if you have visited any of the Western Australian exposure sites, visit Contact tracing.

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total number currently in hospital - 2
  • Total cases to date - 732
  • Recovered cases - 694
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 2783
  • Total tests to date -1279990

Active cases

  • Active cases - 34
  • Overseas acquired - 34
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date - 172408*

Figure includes both Commonwealth and SA Health administered vaccines.

When to get tested?

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