South Australia Covid update as at 13 May 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 4,616 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 24,553 active cases in South Australia.

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

There are 229 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 10 people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 112 people had received three or more vaccine doses and 117 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

    • New cases today – 4,616
    • Current active cases – 24,553
    • Total cases – 453,773
    • Total deaths – 396

    Variants

    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, 10,299 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 14.7% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 2,358 PCR tests were positive, while 2,258 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

    Vaccination update

    Latest vaccination data not available at the time of publication. Yesterday’s data is below.

    Currently 95.5% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 93.5% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 71.9% of eligible South Australians and 66.2% 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.

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