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The latest COVID-19 case numbers from around the states and territories

Here's a quick wrap of each Australian jurisdiction's latest COVID-19 statistics for Thursday, May 19.

You can get a more detailed, visual breakdown through the ABC's Charting the Spread story here.

You can jump to the COVID-19 information you want to read by clicking below. 


Western Australia has recorded 17,105 COVID cases, a record high for the state.

It takes the number of total active cases above 88,000.

There are 300 people in hospital and 10 in ICU.

Six deaths have also been recorded, dating back to May 16, including a woman aged in her 40s.


There have been another 14 COVID-19 deaths.

There are 512 cases in hospital, with 32 of those in intensive care and seven requiring ventilation.

There were 13,201 new cases today. 


Two more people have died with COVID-19 in Tasmania.

There have been 1,076 new cases in the latest reporting period.

There are now two people in intensive care and 43 patients in hospital with the virus, including 24 who are being treated specifically for COVID-19 symptoms.


Two people have died with COVID in Queensland in the last 24 hours.

The state has recorded 6,448 new cases, meaning there are almost 39,000 known active infections at this stage.

Of the 493 people hospitalised with the virus, 12 are in intensive care.


South Australia has recorded another increase in COVID numbers with 4,395 new cases and five deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

Hospitalisations remain steady: 246 people with COVID are being treated in hospitals across the state.

There are 25,629 known active cases.


A further 286 COVID cases have been recorded in the NT — almost all were detected via rapid antigen tests.

Two people remain in intensive care with the virus and 25 people are hospitalised in total.

Just over 1,900 cases are known to be active in the territory.


The state has recorded 22 more COVID-19 deaths. 

There are 1,283 cases in hospital and 46 of those are in intensive care. 

There were 10,964 new cases announced today.


The ACT has reported one new COVID-19 death and another 997 infections.

There are currently a record 82 people in hospital with the virus in Canberra. Four of those patients are in intensive care, with two requiring ventilation.

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