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SA virus cases are reduced by almost one-third

In South Australia, cases of COVID-19 have dropped significantly, with 2193 new infections, or almost one-third less than Friday.

However, the state has recorded three more virus-related deaths.

According to health officials, recent deaths were women in their 30s, women in their 80s, and women in their 90s.

South Australia currently manages 33,892 active cases.

There are 276 COVID-19 infected people in the hospital, 37 of whom are in the intensive care unit and 7 of whom require mechanical ventilation.

Of the hospitalized, 161 are fully vaccinated, 44 are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 71 are unknown.

Approximately 90.2% of South Australians over the age of 12 have been double-vaccinated, with more than 452,440 boosters in the last 24 hours, of which more than 18,000 have been vaccinated.

Prime Minister Stephen Marshall said the state may have reached the peak of Omicron fuel outbreaks.

3023 new infections were reported on Friday and 3777 were reported on Thursday.

“These numbers fluctuate a bit, but they’re well below our (3569) 7-day average,” he told journalists.

“I’m more and more looking forward to overcoming this extremely dangerous Omicron wave.”

SA also confirmed 6 deaths and 298 hospitalizations on Friday.

Genome sampling shows that 95 percent of recent cases are Omicron variants.

Marshall says the latest preliminary modeling shows that there will be no major jumps in the case after the school returns early next month.

Surveillance rapid antigen testing is introduced to kindergarten and nursery teachers and other staff.

The state’s telecommuting advice was also revised on Thursday, requiring the workplace to limit attendance to 25% of normal capacity, or about one person per 4 square meters.

You will also be asked to wear a mask indoors and take a lunch break outdoors if possible.

There are no immediate changes to restrictions in other regions.

SA virus cases are reduced by almost one-third

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