14 October 2022

COVID-19 weekly update 14 October 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,859 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday 13, October 2022.

As of 4pm yesterday, there were 2,900 active cases in Western Australia.


As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 152 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 3 in ICU.


Sadly, this week’s report includes 6 deaths, dating back to 10 September 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 69 to 93 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 7,653.


Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 3,646.


WA has recorded 1,164,098 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.


Visit the HealthyWA website for more information on Rapid Antigen Testing or for a full list of participating testing clinics and opening hours (link).


COVID-19 vaccinations


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


Media contact: (08) 9222 4333


* This dashboard updates at approximately 2pm AWST on weekdays.