13 January 2023

COVID-19 update: 13 January 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,618 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday, 12 January 2023. As of 4pm yesterday, there were 2,942 active cases in Western Australia.

As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 228 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 15 in ICU.

Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 23 deaths, dating back to 10 December 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 72 to 97 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 7,390.

Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 998. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 4,620.

WA has recorded 1,276,129 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

WA Population: COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage
Dose Coverage
Fourth dose (30+) 34.8%
Third dose (16+) 84.2%
Second dose (12+) >95%
First dose (12+) >95%

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