COVID-19 update 3 November 2023

03 November 2023

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 1,691 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia in the past week.

As of 11:59pm Tuesday 31 October, there were 36 people with COVID-19 in hospital.

There were four 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 1.691 1,089
Total cases 939,051 937,360
Total deaths 1,624 1,620

For the week Wednesday 18 October to Tuesday 24 October, SA Health had reported 62 patients in hospital instead of the correct number, 25. The cause of the mistake is still being investigated, with COVID-19 update numbers being checked by public health officers in the interim.

COVID testing

In the past week, 6,017 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 23 per cent increase 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