South Australia Covid update as at 11 January 2022

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

    Variants

    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.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 18,433 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 15.6% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    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.

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