Four more SA COVID deaths, 1296 cases

Four more South Australians with COVID have died, including a man in his 30s, as the state recorded 1296 new daily infections.

Feb 08, 2022, updated Feb 08, 2022
Photo: AAP/David Mariuz

Photo: AAP/David Mariuz

In a statement early Tuesday afternoon, SA Health said a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 70s, a man in his 30s, and a man in his 80s, who tested positive for COVID-19, had died.

There are currently 14,159 active cases in South Australia, with 204 people in hospital, including 15 people in intensive care and two patients on a ventilator.

“Of those hospitalised, 116 people are fully vaccinated, 35 people are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 53 have an unknown vaccination status,” SA Health said.

Today’s case numbers are slightly up on yesterday’s 1147 reported infections.

“Yesterday, 8,362 people received a PCR test in South Australia, which is a 13.6 per cent increase on the previous 24 hours,” SA Health said.

“Of the test results returned yesterday, 923 PCR tests were positive, while 373 positive Rapid Antigen Test results were reported.”

In total, 137 South Australians with COVID have died since the pandemic began.

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