COVID-19 update 2 June 2022

02 June 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 2,868 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 17,460 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 80s and a man in his 70s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.

There are 241 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including nine people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 130 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 91 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 20 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 - 2,868
  • Current active cases - 17,460
  • Total cases - 521,160
  • Total deaths - 446


The latest genome sampling from 1 to 23 May has found 98.8% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 8,586 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 5.2% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,576 PCR tests were positive, while 1,292 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Due to low demand, the West Beach testing site will cease operating as of Friday 3 June 2022.

The following testing sites are in close proximity for West Beach and surrounding residents:

  • Bedford Park: 7.00am to 10.30pm
  • Port Adelaide: 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital: 8.30am to 4.30pm

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 72.9% 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

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