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.

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