South Australia Covid update as at 25 January 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 1,869 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 30,641 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 70s, a woman over the age of 100, a man in his 80s and two men in their 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 287 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 32 people in ICU and five people requiring a ventilator. Of those hospitalised, 164 people are fully vaccinated, 45 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 78 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, the total number of cases have been readjusted.

    Total case breakdown

    • New cases today – 1,869
    • Current active cases – 30,641
    • Total cases – 93,165
    • Total deaths – 74

    Variants

    Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. 95% 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, 1,356,855 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 9,733 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a less than 1% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    Currently 94% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 90.3% have received their second dose and there were 17,246 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 487,961.

    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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