COVID-19 update 25 July 2022

25 July 2022

COVID cases in SA

There have been 3,363 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 27,506 active cases in South Australia.

There are 384 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 11 people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 222 were vaccinated with three or more vaccine doses, 128 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 34 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  3363
  • Current active cases  27,506
  • Total cases  687,597

Variants

The latest genome sampling has found 20.7% of samples analysed were BA.2, 18% of samples analysed were BA.4 and 56.7% 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, 7,667 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 17% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,562 PCR tests were positive, while 1,801 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.  

Vaccination update

Currently 96% 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 74.2% of eligible South Australians and 69.8% 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 www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting.

For more information visit https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/ or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.