COVID-19 update 10 July 2022

10 July 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 3,039 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 22,943 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.

There are 240 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including nine people in ICU, with two people ventilated. Of those hospitalised, 107 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 70 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 63 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 - 3,039
  • Current active cases - 22,943
  • Total cases - 624,799
  • Total deaths - 552


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, 4,694 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 33.9% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,463 PCR tests were positive, while 1,576 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

Vaccination data not available at time of publication.

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

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For more information visit or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787