COVID-19 Update 12 May 2020

12 May 2020

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 notified in South Australia. The total number of cases notified in SA remains at 439.
There is just one active case in SA, and 434 people have been cleared of COVID-19. One person remains in hospital recovering from the effects of COVID-19.  

There have been four reported deaths in SA from COVID-19. SA Pathology has undertaken more than 71,000 tests for COVID-19 so far.

Everyone must continue to follow measures that will help stop the spread. Practice good hygiene, keep 1.5 metres distance from others and stay at home if you are unwell. 

People experiencing any of the following should be tested for COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. symptoms of cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or the alteration in the sense of taste

Step 1 of the SA roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions is underway.
Visit to view the roadmap and Frequently Asked Questions.

For more information the general public should call SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 or go to

Keep up the good work SA and let’s not undo all the good.