There have been 3,707 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 24,901 active cases in South Australia.
Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 90s who tested positive for COVID-19 passed away in metropolitan Adelaide. The women acquired COVID-19 in South Australia.
There are 144 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 16 people in ICU and one requiring a ventilator.
Of those hospitalised, 87 people are fully vaccinated, 14 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 43 have an unknown vaccination status.
As at 7 January 2021 more than 100 aged care facilities in SA have reported positive COVID-19 cases, with over 300 positive staff members 260 positive residents across all sites.
Due to a reconfiguration of the data, seven cases from yesterday have been removed from the total number of cases.
Total case breakdown
- New cases today – 3,707
- Current active cases – 24,901
- Total cases – 31,513
- Deaths – 10
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, 1,620,678 people checked in using the COVID Safe Check in app.
Yesterday, 20,489 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 6.9% percent increase on the previous 24 hours.
Currently 92.8% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 88.7% have received their second dose and there were 16,548 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 215,166.
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.