14/01/2022

There have been 5,679 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 34,428 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm two women in their 90s, one man in his 60s, one man in his 70s and two men in their 80s, who tested positive for COVID-19 passed away in metropolitan Adelaide.

There are 246 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 20 people in ICU and eight requiring a ventilator.

Of those hospitalised, 138 people are fully vaccinated, 23 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 85 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, 60 cases from yesterday have been removed from the total number of cases.

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 5,679 new cases today
  • 34,428 active cases
  • 60,027 confirmed cases in total
  • 36 COVID-19 related deaths

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, 1,575,783 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 24,796 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 23.6% percent increase on the previous 24 hours.

Vaccination update

  • 93.3% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 89.5% have received their second dose
  • 17,172 booster shots given yesterday bring the total booster shots to 312,284.

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. For more information visit https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/ or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.