04/01/2022

There have been 3,246 new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 21,255 cases reported in South Australia to date.

Today’s cases include 297 children, 234 teenagers, 1,369 women aged between 18 and 97 and 1,339 men aged between 18 and 99, and seven with demographics not stated.

There are 102 cases in hospital, including 12 people in ICU with one person ventilated. Of the hospitalised cases, 62 are fully vaccinated, 32 are unvaccinated (includes partial and nil vaccination) and eight have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, 12 cases from yesterday have been removed from the total number of cases.

SA Health encourages anyone who has been out in the community to monitor closely for symptoms and get tested as soon as soon as they appear.

More information on health advice and requirements for households is available at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 3,246 new cases today
    • 1,590 vaccinated
    • 115 unvaccinated
    • 1,541 vaccination status unknown
    • 123 locally acquired
    • 0 interstate acquired
    • 0 overseas required
    • 3,123 under investigation
  • 102 cases currently in hospital
    • 12 case in ICU
    • 1 case ventilated
  • 16,558 active cases
  • 21,255 confirmed cases in total
  • 8 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 20,856 tests yesterday

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear. Symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection eg, cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting.

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.

South Australian vaccination update

  • 92.6% first dose vaccinated (12+)
  • 88 % second dose vaccinated (12+)

South Australians can check their eligibility and locate a vaccination provider by using the Commonwealth Government vaccine eligibility checker.

For more information visit www.covidvaccine.sa.gov.au.

SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787 or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019