South Australia records two COVID deaths, 1,336 new cases

South Australia has recorded two more deaths of people with COVID-19.

SA Health said a woman in her 70s and a man in his 60s who tested positive had died, bringing the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to 166.

SA Health also said 182 people were in hospital, including 12 in intensive care, with four requiring a ventilator.

Today’s figures include five more people in hospital and two more in intensive care compared to yesterday’s numbers, when there was a significant drop in COVID patients in hospital.

The state has recorded 1,336 new cases, 143 less than in the previous reporting period.

The vast majority of those came from PCR tests, while 332 of them were from rapid antigen results.

SA now has 13,585 active cases of COVID-19.

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