COVID-19 update 13 January 2022

13 January 2022

There have been 3,669 new cases of COVID-19 reported in South Australia today. There are currently 32,516 active cases in South Australia.

Sadly, SA Health can confirm two men in their 80s and two women in their 70s, who tested positive for COVID-19, have passed away.

There are 225 people with COVID-19 in hospital, including 26 people in ICU and seven requiring a ventilator. Of the people hospitalised, 131 are fully vaccinated, 18 are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 76 have an unknown vaccination status.

Due to a reconfiguration of the data, 91 cases from yesterday have been removed from the total number of cases.

Total case breakdown

  • New cases today - 3,669
  • Current active cases - 32,516
  • Total cases - 54,408
  • Total deaths - 30


Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. 81% 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, 1,444,103 check-ins were made using the COVID Safe Check in app.

COVID testing

Yesterday, 20,058 people received a PCR test in South Australia, a 3.4% increase on the previous 24 hours.

Vaccination update

Currently 93.2% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine, 89.4% have received their second dose and there were 16,577 booster shots given yesterday bringing the total booster shots to 295,112.

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

For more information visit or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.