COVID-19 update 21 July 2021

21 July 2021

There has been one new locally acquired case of COVID-19 today. The case is a woman in her 20s who acquired her infection locally and is linked to previously confirmed cases in the Modbury cluster.

A man in his 80s remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

There is one new case identified in a medi-hotel. A man in his 60s acquired his infection overseas and has been in hotel quarantine since arriving in SA.

South Australia is in the first day of a seven-day lockdown. Further details can be found at https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/.

We have identified further exposure locations associated with the Modbury cluster. To check if you have visited any of the locations of concern, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Modbury cluster cases

  • Total new cases today - 1
  • Total cases - 6

Total case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total number currently in hospital - 1
  • Total cases to date - 840
  • Recovered cases - 822
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 12,899
  • Total tests to date - 1,734,048

Active cases

  • Active cases - 14
  • Overseas acquired - 8
  • Close contact - 5
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered to date - 751,296*

* Figure includes both Commonwealth and SA Health administered vaccines. 

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