South Australia Covid update as at 13 January 2022

There have been 3,715 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 32,067 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 70s, two women in their 80s, two women in their 90s and a man in his 90s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 190 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 27 people in ICU and six requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 108 are fully vaccinated, 18 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 64 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, 75 cases from yesterday have been removed to the total number of cases.

    Total case breakdown

    • New cases today – 3,715
    • Current active cases – 32,067
    • Total cases – 50,830
    • Total deaths – 26


    Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. Eighty-one per cent 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, 1,347,951 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

    COVID testing

    Yesterday, 19,398 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 5.2% increase on the previous 24 hours.

    Vaccination update

    Currently 93.1% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 89.3% have received their second dose and there were 16,055 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 278,535.

    If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please seek testing as soon as possible. Find your nearest testing site at

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