COVID-19 update 25 January 2022

25 January 2022

COVID Cases in SA

There have been 1,869 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 30,641 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 70s, a woman over the age of 100, a man in his 80s and two men in their 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 287 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 32 people in ICU and five people requiring a ventilator. Of those hospitalised, 164 people are fully vaccinated, 45 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 78 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 - 1,869
  • Current active cases - 30,641
  • Total cases - 93,165
  • Total deaths - 74

Variants

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, 1,356,855 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 9,733 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a less than 1% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

Vaccination update

Currently 94% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 90.3% have received their second dose and there were 17,246 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 487,961.

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.