There have been 2,921 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 30,388 active cases in South Australia.
Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 50s, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away.
There are 211 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 22 people in ICU and four requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 124 are fully vaccinated, 19 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 68 have an unknown vaccination status.
Due to a reconfiguration of the data, 44 cases from yesterday have been removed to the total number of cases.
Total case breakdown
- New cases today – 2,921
- Current active cases – 30,388
- Total cases – 47,190
- Deaths – 19
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, 1,407,754 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.
Yesterday, 18,433 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 15.6% decrease on the previous 24 hours.
Currently 93.1% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 89.1% have received their second dose and there were 14,014 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 262,480.
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please seek testing as soon as possible. Find your nearest testing site at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting.