There have been 4,274 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 25,877 active cases in South Australia.
Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 50s, two women in their 90s, one man in his 60s and one man in his 70s who tested positive for COVID-19 have passed away.
There are 164 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 16 people in ICU and two requiring a ventilator.
Of those hospitalised, 93 people are fully vaccinated, 11 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 60 have an unknown vaccination status.
Total case breakdown
- New cases today – 4,274
- Current active cases – 25,877
- Total cases – 35,786
- Deaths – 15
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, 1.6 million were used using the COVID Safe Check in app.
Yesterday, 24,784 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 21% percent increase on the previous 24 hours.
Currently 92.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 88.8% have received their second dose and there were 15,915 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 231,081.
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.