COVID-19 update 11 August 2022

11 August 2022

COVID cases in SA

There have been 1,919 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 12,392 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm one man in his 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.

There are 269 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including seven people in ICU and two of those ventilated.

*Today’s hospitalisation numbers and vaccination status have been reconciled due to changes underway within hospital reporting systems and have been collated using an alternative reporting method. This will be in place until later this month.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, the total number of cases has been readjusted.

Total case breakdown

  • New cases today - 1,919
  • Current active cases - 12,392
  • Total cases - 733,963
  • Total deaths - 733


The latest genome sampling has found 11.3% of samples analysed were BA.2, 11.3% of samples analysed were BA.4 and 75.3% of samples analysed were BA.5 or related variant.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 8,113 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 7.5% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,073 PCR tests were positive, while 846 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

Currently 96.1% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 94.1% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 74.7% of eligible South Australians and 70.4% of South Australians aged 16+.

Further information

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

Find your nearest testing site at

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