South Australia Covid update as at 10 January 2022

There have been 4,024 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 29,489 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a man in his 90s and a woman in her 80s, who both tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 188 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 21 people in ICU and four requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 107 are fully vaccinated, 18 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 63 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, five cases from yesterday have been removed to the total number of cases.

    Total case breakdown

    • New cases today – 4,024
    • Current active cases – 29,489
    • Total cases – 44,313
    • Deaths – 18


    Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. Eighty-one per cent of samples taken returned an Omicron result.

    *This figure will be updated as results are received, noting results are not reported daily.

    COVID SAfe Check-In

    Yesterday, 1,017,002 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 21,845 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 7.48% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    Currently 93.0% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 89.0% have received their second dose and there were 7,869 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 248,466.

    If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please seek testing as soon as possible.

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