COVID-19 update 349

23 September 2021

Cross Border Travel Direction update

From 5.08pm 23 September 2021, a new Cross Border Travel - Associated Direction came into effect. Changes include:

  • Commercial transport and freight arrival by road – vaccination requirement is now from 7 October 2021 (changed from 27 September).
  • In any other case – vaccination requirement is now from 11 October 2021 (changed from 24 September).

The new Direction and updated frequently asked questions is available at

SA exposure locations

SA Health has identified exposure locations in South Australia associated with a positive case of COVID-19 interstate. Action is required by the community.

Check the exposure locations and relevant public health actions at

COVID-19 case update

There is one new historical case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. Today's case is a woman in her 40s who acquired her infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since her arrival into South Australia. The case is not active but has been included in our numbers as it has not been counted overseas. 

South Australia COVID-19 statistics

  • 1 new cases today
  • 0 people in hospital
  • 6 active COVID-19 cases
  • 900 confirmed cases in total
  • 890 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 1,597,484 total vaccine doses administered
  • 64.5% second dose vaccinated (16+)
  • 45.9% first dose vaccinated (16+)
  • 5,577 tests yesterday
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

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