South Australia Covid update as at 27 October 2023

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 1,069 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia in the past week.

As of 11:59pm Tuesday 24 October, there were 62 people with COVID-19 in hospital.

There were no 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 weekPrevious week
New cases1.069862
Total cases937,339936,004
Total deaths1,6201,620

COVID testing

In the past week, 4,865 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 20 per cent increase on the previous week.

9 cases of the COVID-19 BA.2.86 variant commonly known as Pirola have been identified in South Australia.

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 andstatistics.

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.

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