COVID-19 update 1 September 2023

01 September 2023

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 546 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia in the past week.

As of 11:59pm Tuesday 29 August, there were 26 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including four people in ICU.

There were 25 new COVID-19 deaths notified to the Department for Health and Wellbeing in the past week. Please note, Births, Deaths and Marriages data is currently received on a monthly basis.

Total case breakdown

  This week Previous week
New cases 546 549
Total cases 930,943 930,397
Total deaths 1,598 1,558

COVID testing

In the past week, 3,910 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a two percent decrease on the previous week.

Vaccination update

Data is available from Vaccination numbers and statistics.

COVID testing sites

There are more than 40 sites across the state where South Australians can access a PCR with and without a GP referral.

For more information and to find a testing site, visit SA Health Covid Testing.

RAT eligibility

 Free RATs will continue to be available at collection sites for:

  • people with disability or who are immunocompromised
  • a carer of someone with a disability or who is immunocompromised
  • concession card holders (including Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card and Department of Veterans Affairs Concession Card) 

Eligible people can collect five free tests.

For more information, visit