Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 13 April 2022


COVID-19 Data

There are 391 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 14 active cases in ICU, including 2 on a ventilator, and an additional 5 cleared cases in ICU.

6,164,891 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 3,002 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

66.8 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.4 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses.

10,907 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes:

  • 7,148 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test
  • 3,759 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of 14 deaths yesterday of people aged in their 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 100s. Of these deaths, 10 occurred in the past week, including 6 deaths in the past two days. Four deaths occurred in mid-to-late March.

This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,809.

There are 60,756 active cases in Victoria.

22,849 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,241,526.


Pandemic Orders

The Victorian Government has made a number of small but sensible changes to Pandemic Orders, including to support the arrival of cruise ships in 2022 and to confirm vaccination requirements do not apply to voting centres. For more information, see easing restrictions for cruise ship passengers and voters.

To access the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Victoria, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria website or call the 24-hour Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also call the Victorian Aboriginal COVID Information Line on 1800 312 911. Callers will speak with Aboriginal staff who can answer questions about COVID-19 and direct them to relevant support services. The information line is open from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. 

Reviewed 13 April 2022


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