COVID Cases in SA
There have been 1,740 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 22,985 active cases in South Australia.
Sadly, SA Health can confirm a man in his 50s, a man in his 60s, two men in their 70s and a man in his 80s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.
There are 283 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 29 people in ICU and three people requiring a ventilator. Of those hospitalised, 171 people are fully vaccinated, 44 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 68 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 – 1,740
- Current active cases – 22,985
- Total cases – 102,069
- Total deaths – 110
Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. 97% of samples taken returned an Omicron result.
*This figure will be updated as results are received, noting results are not reported daily.
Yesterday, 9,917 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is an 8% increase on the previous 24 hours.
Currently 94.1% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine and 90.7% have received their second dose. Boosters have been administered to 56.7% of eligible South Australians and 38.8% of South Australians aged 18+.
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