South Australia Covid update as at 7 July 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 3,762 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 20,682 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm one man in his 80s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.

There are 254 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 12 people in ICU, with one person ventilated. Of those hospitalised, 117 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 137 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 – 3,762
    • Current active cases – 20,682
    • Total cases – 614,675
    • Total deaths – 546


    The latest genome sampling has found 68.6% of samples analysed were BA.2, 11.7% of samples analysed were BA.4 and 12.6% of samples analysed were BA.5.

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

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 8,245 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is an 8.9% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,727 PCR tests were positive, while 2,035 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

    Vaccination update

    Currently 95.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 93.9% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 73.4% of eligible South Australians and 69.0% of South Australians aged 16+.

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

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