03 February 2023

COVID-19 update 3 February 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 2,146 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday (2 February 2023). As of 4pm yesterday, there were 1,139 active cases in Western Australia.

As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 154 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 2 in ICU.

Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 11 deaths, dating back to 28 December 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 73 to 100 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 4,621.

Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 555. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 1,591.

WA has recorded 1,284,662 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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