12 May 2023

COVID-19 Update 12 May 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 3,963 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday (11 May 2023). As of 4pm yesterday, there were 2,347 active cases in Western Australia.

As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 210 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with 0 in ICU.


Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 14 deaths, dating back to 7 December 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the past week, aged from 46 to 99 years.


Regional case data can be found here.


Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 4,835.


Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 486. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 3,477.


WA has recorded 1,326,071 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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