13 July 2022

COVID-19 update: 13 July 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 6,880 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 34,375 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 320 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 10 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes six new deaths, dating back to 26 June, which were reported to WA Health yesterday: a woman in her 90s two men and two women in their 80s and a man in his 60s.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active            (new to 6pm last night)
Metropolitan                28,187             (5,404)
Goldfields                        581              (125)
Great Southern                494             (106)
Kimberley                         247             (67)
Midwest                            788             (150)
Pilbara                              762             (344)
South West                    2,118             (451)
Wheatbelt                         698             (115)


  1. This data is based on the residential postcode of each case. The case may have an isolation address in another region.
  2. The remainder of daily cases reported (118) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.

Of the 6,880 cases, 2,548 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,332 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 8,300 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 974,334 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Anyone experiencing symptoms should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result. Visit the HealthyWA website for a full list of testing clinics and opening hours (external site).

COVID-19 vaccinations

Vaccination information is available on the WA COVID-19 dashboard (external site).*

People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.

Media contact: (08) 9222 4333* This dashboard updates at approximately 2pm AWST on weekdays.