COVID-19 update 304
20 July 2021
SA exposure locations
SA Health has identified new exposure locations associated with positive cases of COVID-19 in South Australia. Action is required by the community.
Check the exposure locations and relevant public health actions at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.
South Australia lockdown
As of 6.00pm Tuesday 20 July 2021, a seven-day lockdown will protect South Australians from further spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in our community.
There are five reasons for people to leave home:
- Undertake essential work
- Shopping for essential goods and services (including takeaway)
- Medical reasons (including COVID-19 vaccination and testing)
- Care and caregiving
- Exercise (with people in same household).
More information, including the new Direction and frequently asked questions, will be available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.
COVID-19 case update
There have been two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 today, as of 2.30pm. Both cases are men in their 60s who acquired their infection locally but are contacts of confirmed cases. A man in his 80s is in the Royal Adelaide Hospital COVID ward in a stable condition.
There is one new case identified in a medi-hotel, a man in his 50s who acquired his infection overseas.
New COVID-19 testing site
Ridgehaven Waterworld drive-through COVID-19 testing site is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm, 7 days a week.To find a testing location and opening hours, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting.
South Australia COVID-19 statistics
- 3 new cases today
- 1 person in hospital
- 19 active COVID-19 cases
- 839 confirmed cases in total
- 816 people have recovered from COVID-19
- 738,647 total vaccine doses administered*
- 7,607 tests yesterday
- 1,721,149 tests in total
- 4 COVID-19 related deaths
*COVID-19 vaccines doses administered by Commonwealth and SA Health.
SA.GOV.AU is a dedicated COVID-19 gateway, linking to relevant information on state and federal government websites.