SA COVID cases today: South Australia’s new infections have dropped as it heads towards the peak of the Omicron outbreak
South Australia has recorded a significant drop in new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a day after authorities warned the state is approaching the peak of its Omicron wave.
There were 4349 new cases reported on Saturday, down from the 5679 infections reported on Friday.
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Premier Steven Marshall says Saturday’s figures include 3175 infections confirmed with PCR tests and 1242 from state-issued rapid antigen tests.
He described the figures as a “significant reduction” on the 5679 infections recorded on Friday, which was the first day rapid antigen tests were included in the daily totals and came after a delay in processing PCR tests following hot weather on Wednesday and Thursday.
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