Australia Corona Virus

COVID-19 case numbers from around the states and territories

Source: ABCnews

Here’s a quick wrap of each Australian jurisdiction’s latest COVID-19 statistics today — Monday, May 16.


The state has recorded four more COVID-19 deaths. 

There are 1,437 cases in hospital, with 65 of them in intensive care. 

There were 8,286 new cases announced today.


Victoria has recorded five new deaths from COVID-19 and 11,464 new cases of the virus.

There are now 526 people in hospital with the virus, of whom 31 are in intensive care and two are on a ventilator.


The state has not recorded any new COVID deaths in the latest reporting period.

There are 435 people in hospital. Seventeen of those are in ICU.

There were 4,686 new cases recorded. There are 40,819 active cases in the state.


A woman aged in her 80s is the 65th person in Tasmania to die with COVID. The woman died in the Royal Hobart Hospital.

There are 854 new cases in this reporting period, up from 817.

There is one person in ICU and 44 in hospital with the virus. Nineteen are being treated specifically for COVID symptoms.

Northern Territory

The territory has recorded 251 new COVID cases and no deaths.

There are currently 22 patients in hospital.Two patients require oxygen and one is in ICU.

There are 1,962 active cases in the NT.


No new deaths have been recorded.

Seventy-five cases are in hospital and five are in ICU. 

Only one person requires a ventilator.

There were 887 new cases reported in the territory.


Western Australia has recorded 12,266 new cases of COVID-19, and no new deaths.

There are 314 people in hospital with the virus, including 11 people in intensive care.


South Australia has recorded 3,392 new cases of COVID-19 and two people have died.

The state now has 248 people in hospital with the virus.