COVID-19 update 14 August 2022

14 August 2022

COVID cases in SA

There have been 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 10,651 active cases in South Australia.

There are 274 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 11 people in ICU.

*Due to changes underway within hospital reporting systems, today’s hospitalisation numbers have been collated using an alternative reporting method, which will be in place until later this month. Associated vaccination data is not available.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, the total number of cases has been readjusted.

Total case breakdown

  • New cases today - 1,000
  • Current active cases - 10,651
  • Total cases - 737,995
  • Total deaths - 750

Variants

The latest genome sampling has found 11.3% of samples analysed were BA.2, 11.3% of samples analysed were BA.4 and 75.3% 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, 4,930 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 21.4% decrease on the previous 24 hours. Of the test results returned yesterday, 475 PCR tests were positive, while 525 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.

Vaccination update

Latest vaccination data not available at time of release.

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.