06/01/2022

There have been 3,070 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 21,215 active cases in South Australia.

There have been 3,070 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 21,215 active cases in South Australia.

There are 123 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 12 people in ICU and one requiring a ventilator.

Of those hospitalised, 73 people are fully vaccinated, 12 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 38 have an unknown vaccination status.

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 3,070 new cases today
  • 21,215 active cases
  • 27,813 confirmed cases in total
  • 8 COVID-19 related deaths
  • 21,097 tests yesterday

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, 1,568,995 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 19,163 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 9.17% percent decrease on the previous 24 hours.

Vaccination update

  • 92.7% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 88.5% have received their second dose
  • 17,618 booster shots given yesterday bring the total booster shots to 198,618.

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.