04 November 2022

COVID-19 update 4 November 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 6,874 new cases in the past week to 4pm 3 November 2022. 

As of 4pm yesterday, there were 4,387 active cases in Western Australia.


Please note COVID-19 cases diagnosed onboard cruise vessels in WA in this reporting period are included, resulting in a larger increase in cases then would be expected on current trends. These cases were identified through enhanced surveillance processes and there was no severe disease or deaths associated with these cases.


As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 142 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 3 in ICU.


Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 17 deaths, dating back to 23 September 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 67 to 96 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 8,674.


Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 1,621. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 5,253.


WA has recorded 1,181,640 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.


Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly encouraged to stay home if they’re unwell, and until symptoms have resolved.


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