COVID-19

COVID-19 update: 2,108 new cases reported in SA today

There have been 2,108 new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 13,178 cases reported in South Australia to date.

There have been 2,108 new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 13,178 cases reported in South Australia to date.

Today’s cases include 206 children, 125 teenagers, 916 women aged between 18 and 97 and 856 men aged between 18 and 97, and five with demographics unknown.

Of these, 37 cases acquired their infection in South Australia and are known contacts of a positive case, 394 cases acquired their infection in South Australia with the contact unknown, 11 acquired their infection interstate, and 1,666 cases are under investigation.

There are 71 cases in hospital, including 10 children, one teenager, eight people in their 20s, seven people in their 30s, five people in their 40s, 16 people in their 50s, nine people in their 60s, six people in their 70s, seven people in their 80s, and two people in their 90s. Included in the hospitalised cases are two people in their 20s in ICU, one of whom is ventilated, one person in their 50s and one person in their 60s in ICU.

Of the hospitalised cases, 39 are fully vaccinated, 22 are unvaccinated (includes partial and nil vaccination) and 10 have an unknown vaccination status.

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

Omicron samples
Percentage of samples taken with Omicron result 81%

*Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. This figure will be updated as results are received, noting results are not reported daily.

New case breakdown
New cases today 2,108
New cases vaccinated 1,186
New cases unvaccinated 205
Vaccination status unknown 717
Overseas acquired 0
Locally acquired 442
Interstate acquired 11
Under investigation 1,666
Unlinked 0

Total case breakdown
Total new cases since 23 November 12,257
Total active cases 10,982
Total cases 13,178
Deaths 8
Tests carried out yesterday 23,790

Hospitalisation and Health System statistics
Total cases in hospital 71
Total cases in ICU 4
Total cases ventilated 1

Quarantine Breakdown
Cases in home quarantine 10,821
Cases in supervised quarantine 90

Vaccination update
First dose vaccinated (12+) 92.5%
Second dose vaccinated (12+) 87.9%

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.

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