12/06/2022

There have been 2,134 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 16,776 active cases in South Australia.

There are 246 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including five people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 143 people have received three or more vaccine doses, 101 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and two have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, the total number of cases has been readjusted.

Total case breakdown

  • 2,134 new cases today
  • 16,776 current active cases
  • 546,699 total cases
  • 474 deaths.

Variants

The latest genome sampling has found 98.2% of samples taken were BA.2.

This figure will be updated as results are received, noting results are not reported daily.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 5,533 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 13.2% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,270 PCR tests were positive, while 1,169 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

  • 95.8% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 93.8% have received their second dose
  • 72.7% of eligible South Australians have received a booster dose and 67.9% of South Australians aged 16+

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please seek testing as soon as possible.

Find your nearest testing site at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting. For more information visit https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/ or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.