COVID-19 update 23 January 2022
23 January 2022
COVID Cases in SA
There have been 2,062 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 33,290 active cases in South Australia.
There are 278 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 24 people in ICU and six people requiring a ventilator. Of those hospitalised, 162 people are fully vaccinated, 42 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 74 have an unknown vaccination status.
Due to a reconfiguration of the data, the total number of cases have been readjusted.
Total case breakdown
- New cases today - 2,062
- Current active cases - 33,290
- Total cases - 87,765
- Total deaths - 67
Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. 95% 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, 1,344,185 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.
Yesterday, 12,316 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 1.9% decrease on the previous 24 hours.
Currently 93.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 90.2% have received their second dose and there were 11,057 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 463,497.
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.