South Australia has offered to take in more Australians who have been left stranded overseas.

The offer comes after two flights from India touched down in Adelaide on Monday and Tuesday bringing home just under 700 Aussies.

South Australian authorities have offered to take one more flight to help in repatriation efforts.

Police Commissioner Grant Stevens says that as many as 15,000 people were still stuck overseas, and plans were already in place to bring people to Adelaide.

“Having learned from what other jurisdictions have done in this space, we were well prepared for this,” Commissioner Stevens told AAP.

“But we are balancing our ability to support that with the number of resources we have available.

SA Health have begun testing on the returned Aussies, who are in quarantine in two Adelaide hotels, none were showing signs of COVID-19 on arrival.


Meanwhile, SA recorded two new cases of the coronavirus yesterday, breaking the streak of days with zero new cases.

The state has now recorded a total of 437 cases of the virus, however, only 57 cases remain active in the state.

Five people remain in hospital, two of whom are in intensive care.