South Australia Covid update as at 6 January 2022

There have been 3,070 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 21,215 active cases in South Australia.

There are 123 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 12 people in ICU and one requiring a ventilator.

Of those hospitalised, 73 people are fully vaccinated, 12 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 38 have an unknown vaccination status.

    Total case breakdown

    • New cases today – 3,070
    • Current active cases – 21,215
    • Total cases – 27,813
    • Deaths – 8


    Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. Eighty one percent 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, 1,568,995 people checked in using the COVID Safe Check in app.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 19,163 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 9.17% percent decrease on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    Currently 92.7% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 88.5% have received their second dose and there were 17,618 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 198,618.

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