COVID-19 update 29 June 2022

29 June 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 2,847 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 16,127 active cases in South Australia.

There are 235 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including eight people in ICU, with one person ventilated. Of those hospitalised, 128 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 95 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 12 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 - 2,847
  • Current active cases - 16,127
  • Total cases - 589,324
  • Total deaths - 530

Variants

The latest genome sampling from 1 to 21 June has found 74.6% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 8,879 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 38.9% increase on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,520 PCR tests were positive, while 1,327 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

Currently 95.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 93.9% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 73.2% of eligible South Australians and 68.7% 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 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