South Australia Covid update as at 9 January 2022

There have been 4,506 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 27,762 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a man in his 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away.

There are 176 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 18 people inICU and two requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 102 are fullyvaccinated, 14 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 60 have anunknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, two cases from yesterday have been added to the total number of cases.

    Total case breakdown

    • New cases today – 4,506
    • Current active cases – 27,762
    • Total cases – 40,294
    • Deaths – 16

    Variants

    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, 1,403,968 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 23,478 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 5.27% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    Yesterday, 23,478 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 5.27% decrease on the previous 24 hours

      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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