24/06/2022

There have been 2,311 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 15,659 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm two women in their 90s and two men in their 70s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 200 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 10 people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 110 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 82 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and eight have an unknown vaccination status.

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

Total case breakdown

  • 2,311 new cases today
  • 15,659 current active cases
  • 577,073 total cases
  • 524 deaths.

Variants

The latest genome sampling from 1 to 13 June has found 80.7% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 7,210 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is an 17.7% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,194 PCR tests were positive, while 1,117 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

  • 95.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 93.9% have received their second dose
  • 73% of eligible South Australians have received a booster dose and 68.5% 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.