COVID-19 update 27 October 2023
27 October 2023
COVID Cases in SA
There have been 1,069 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia in the past week.
As of 11:59pm Tuesday 24 October, there were 62 people with COVID-19 in hospital.
There were no new COVID-19 deaths notified to the Department for Health and Wellbeing. Please note, Births, Deaths and Marriages data is currently received on a monthly basis.
Total case breakdown
In the past week, 4,865 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 20 per cent increase on the previous week.
9 cases of the COVID-19 BA.2.86 variant commonly known as Pirola have been identified in South Australia.
SA Health encourages all eligible people to make sure they are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and have a plan with their GP to access antiviral treatments if they catch COVID-19.
Data is available from Vaccination numbers and
COVID testing sites
South Australians can access a PCR with and without a GP referral at SA Pathology sites across the state.
Free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) continue to be available for eligible people through local councils and community groups.
For locations and more information, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID-19