COVID-19 update 9 January 2022

09 January 2022

There have been 4,506 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 27,762 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a man in his 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away.

 There are 176 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 18 people in ICU and two requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 102 are fully vaccinated, 14 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 60 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, two cases from yesterday have been added to the total number of cases.

Total case breakdown

  • New cases today - 4,506
  • Current active cases - 27,762
  • Total cases - 40,294
  • Deaths - 16

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, 1,403,968 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 23,478 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 5.27% decrease on the previous 24 hours.

Vaccination update

Yesterday, 23,478 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 5.27% decrease on the previous 24 hours

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.