There have been 774 new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 4,324 cases reported in South Australia to date.
Today’s cases include 57 children, 40 teenagers, 346 women aged between 18 and 99 and 329 men aged between 18 and 89.
Of these, 79 cases acquired their infection in South Australia and are known contacts of a positive case, 60 cases acquired their infection in South Australia with the contact unknown, 14 cases acquired their infection interstate, one case acquired their infection overseas and 620 cases are under investigation.
There are 17 cases in hospital, of which are one child, one person in their 20s, three people in their 30s, one person in their 40s, three people in their 50s, three people in their 60s, two people in their 70s and three people in their 90s. Included in the total hospitalised cases, are one person in their 30s who is ventilated in ICU, one person in their 70s and one person in their 60s in ICU. Of the hospitalised cases, nine are fully vaccinated, two are partially vaccinated and six are unvaccinated.
We encourage anyone who has been out in the community to monitor closely for symptoms and get tested as soon as soon as they appear.
- Percentage of samples taken with Omicron result – 81%
New case breakdown
- New cases today – 774
- New cases vaccinated – 243
- New cases unvaccinated – 47
- Vaccination status unknown – 484
- Overseas acquired – 1
- Locally acquired – 139
- Interstate acquired – 14
- Under investigation – 620
- Unlinked – 0
Total case breakdown
- Total new cases since 23 November – 3,402
- Total active cases – 3,196
- Total cases – 4,324
- Deaths – 4
- Tests carried out yesterday – 20,693
Hospitalisation and Health System statistics
- Total cases in hospital – 17
- Total cases in ICU – 3
- Total cases ventilated – 1
- Cases in home quarantine – 3,102
- Cases in supervised quarantine – 77
- Close contacts identified – 1,141
- First dose vaccinated (12+) – 92.2%
- Second dose vaccinated (12+) – 87.4%
Norwood cluster cases
- Total cases 40
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.