COVID-19 update 8 December 2021

08 December 2021

There have been three new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 976 cases reported in South Australia to date.

Today’s cases are two women in their 30s and 50s and a man in his 60s. Of these cases, one case acquired their infection locally and is a close contact linked to the Norwood cluster and one case acquired their infection overseas and has been in a medi-hotel since their arrival. A third case acquired their infection interstate and has been classified as historical; this case will not be counted towards our active numbers.

Two previously reported cases have now been removed from our numbers as they have returned interstate.

A woman in her 50s and a man in his 60s remain in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

Norwood cluster cases

  • Total new cases today - 1
  • Total cases - 28

New case breakdown

  • New cases today - 3
  • New cases vaccinated - 2
  • New cases unvaccinated - 0
  • Vaccination status unknown - 1
  • Overseas acquired - 1
  • Locally acquired - 1
  • Interstate acquired - 1
  • Under investigation - 0
  • Unlinked - 0

Total case breakdown

  • Total new cases since 23 November - 54
  • Total active cases - 46
  • Total cases - 976
  • Deaths - 4
  • Tests carried out yesterday - 15,732

Hospitalisation and Health System statistics

  • Total cases in hospital - 2
  • Total cases in ICU - 0
  • Total cases ventilated - 0

Quarantine breakdown

  • Cases in home quarantine - 4
  • Cases in supervised quarantine - 40
  • Close contacts identified - 1,340

Vaccination update

  • First dose vaccinated (12+) - 90.6%
  • Second dose vaccinated (12+) - 82.7%

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.