COVID-19 update 29 May 2022

29 May 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 2,312 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 21,287 active cases in South Australia.

There are 217 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including nine people in ICU. Of those hospitalised, 102 people have received three or more vaccine doses and 93 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 22 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 - 2,312
  • Current active cases - 21,287
  • Total cases - 510,239
  • Total deaths - 443

Variants

The latest genome sampling from 1 to 18 May has found 98.5% of samples taken were BA.2.

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

COVID testing

Yesterday, 6,690 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 23.3% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 1,233 PCR tests were positive, while 1,079 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.             

Vaccination update

Today’s vaccination figures are unavailable at time of publication.

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