COVID-19 update 26 November 2021

26 November 2021

There are two new cases of COVID-19 today. There has been a total of 928 cases notified in South Australia.

One new case is a man in his 20s and the other a woman in her 20s, with both cases having acquired their infection interstate.

One of the new cases has returned to their state of residence to quarantine and while they are counted as a confirmed case, they are not included in the state’s active case count.

Today marks a significant milestone of reaching 80 per cent double vaccination rate for 16 years and over. Please note, the figure below is up until midnight last night in line with Commonwealth reporting.

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Case breakdown

  • Total new cases today - 2
  • Total number currently in hospital - 0
  • Total cases to date - 928
  • Recovered cases - 917
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 7,222
  • Total tests to date - 2,527,670

Active cases

  • Active cases - 5
  • Overseas acquired - 2
  • Close contact - 0
  • Locally acquired (contact unknown) - 0
  • Interstate acquired - 3
  • Under investigation - 0

Vaccination update

  • Total vaccinations administered 2,537,335
  • First dose vaccinated (16+) 88.6%
  • Second dose vaccinated (16+) 79.5%


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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