There have been 3,816 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 25,672 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a man in his 50s, a man in his 70s, two men in their 80s, and a woman in her 80s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 217 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 11 people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 107 people had received three or more vaccine doses and 110 people are either unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

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

Total case breakdown

  • 3,816 new cases today
  • 24,672 current active cases
  • 457,676 total cases
  • 401 deaths


The latest genome sampling from 1 to 7 May has found 100% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 10,987 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 6.6% increase on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 2,014 PCR tests were positive, while 1,802 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

  • 95.5% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 93.6% have received their second dose
  • 72% of eligible South Australians have received a booster dose and 66.3% 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.