COVID-19 update 22 September 2021

22 September 2021

There is one new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There has been a total of 899 cases notified in South Australia.

The confirmed case is a man in his 40s who acquired his infection overseas and has been in medi-hotel quarantine since his arrival in Australia.

SA Health has identified a number of exposure locations linked to a case in a truck driver from New South Wales who travelled through South Australia. The locations will be available on the SA Health website shortly.

For more information and a list of testing sites visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing.

Total case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 1
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 899
  • Recovered cases - 888
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 6,052
  • Total tests to date - 2,212,669

Active cases

  • Active cases - 7
  • Overseas acquired - 6
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered - 1,578,880
  • Fully vaccinated - 45.3%
  • Partially vaccinated - 63.9%

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

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