COVID-19 update 24 November 2021

24 November 2021

There is one new case of COVID-19 reported today. There has been a total of 923 cases notified in South Australia.

Today’s case is a child who arrived yesterday from interstate and tested positive upon arrival in SA. She isolated with her family while waiting for her test results and there are no exposure sites associated with this case. 

Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 1
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 923
  • Recovered cases - 916
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 6,996
  • Total tests to date - 2,512,419

Active cases

  • Active cases - 3
  • Overseas acquired - 2
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered 2,509,097
  • First dose vaccinated (16+) 87.9%
  • Second dose vaccinated (16+) 78.5%

Symptoms

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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