COVID-19 update 15 December 2023

15 December 2023

COVID cases in SA

There have been 1,674 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia in the past week.

As of 11:59pm Tuesday 12 December, there were 75 people with COVID-19 in hospital and three people in ICU.

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

  This week Previous week
New cases 1,674 1,798
Total cases 951,429 949,755
Total deaths 1,648 1,648

COVID testing

In the past week, 4,957 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a nine per cent decrease on the previous week. 

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.

Vaccination update

Data is available from Vaccination numbers and statistics.

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