28 October 2022

COVID-19 weekly update 28 October 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,823 new cases in the past week to 4pm 27 October 2022.

As of 4pm
yesterday, there were 3,537 active cases in Western Australia.


As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 140 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 8 in ICU.

Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 19 deaths, dating back to 13 September 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 73 to 99 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 8,756.


Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 1,424. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 4,399.


WA has recorded 1,174,785 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.


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.