COVID-19 update 1 June 2022

01 June 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 2,901 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 18,091 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 70s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.

There are 244 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including six people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 133 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 86 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 18 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 - 2,901
  • Current active cases - 18,091
  • Total cases - 518,852
  • Total deaths - 444

Variants

The latest genome sampling from 1 to 18 May has found 98.5% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 9,061 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 21.4% increase on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,543 PCR tests were positive, while 1,358 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

Currently 95.8% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 93.8% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 72.8% of eligible South Australians and 67.5% 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