13/01/2022

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.

South Australia COVID-19 total cases

  • 3,669 new cases today
  • 32,516 active cases
  • 54,408 confirmed cases in total
  • 30 COVID-19 related deaths

Variants

Regular genome sampling is taken to monitor the levels of Omicron within South Australia. Eighty one percent 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

  • 93.2% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 89.4% have received their second dose
  • 16,577 booster shots given yesterday bring 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 www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting. For more information visit https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/ or call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.