COVID-19 update 368

22 October 2021

COVID-19 border update

Updates have been made to the Cross Border Travel Direction. The Direction includes changes to the NSW cross border corridor and removes the requirement for seven day testing for Victorian cross border community members.

More information, including the new Direction and updated frequently asked questions, will be available at www.covid-19.sa.gov.au shortly.

COVID-19 mask update

From Monday 25 October 2021, masks are no longer required in education settings across South Australia, however staff and students can choose to wear a mask if they would like to.

Masks are still mandatory in health care services, passenger transport services, high risk settings, airports and airplanes, personal care services, and indoor public places. They are also strongly recommended for indoor workplaces and adult learning environments.

For more information, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidmasks.

South Australia COVID-19 statistics

  • 0 new cases today
  • 0 people in hospital
  • 8 active COVID-19 cases
  • 917 confirmed cases in total
  • 905 people have recovered from COVID-19
  • 2,052,656 total vaccine doses administered
  • 78.2% received first dose (16+)
  • 51.3% received second dose (16+)
  • 4,965 tests yesterday
  • 4 COVID-19 related deaths

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