COVID-19 update 18 October 2021

18 October 2021

There are no new cases of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 915 cases notified in South Australia.

For information on exposure locations in SA visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDinterstate for information about interstate exposure locations.

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 0
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 915
  • Recovered cases - 904
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 3,827
  • Total tests to date - 2,348,879

Active cases

  • Active cases - 7
  • Overseas acquired - 2
  • Close contact - 1
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 4
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered - 1,981,978
  • First dose vaccinated (16+) - 76.2%
  • Second dose vaccinated (16+) - 58.7%

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear. Symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

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