COVID-19 Update 22 May 2020

22 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 are no active cases of COVID-19 in South Australia and 435 people have been cleared of COVID-19. One person is still 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 87,000 tests for COVID-19 so far.

From today, all cafes and restaurants will be permitted to seat up to a total of 20 patrons (10 inside and 10 outside) as well as sell alcohol to diners.

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 updated 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.