COVID19 update 10 August 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 2,889 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 16,418 active cases in Western Australia.

Latest figures from overnight show, there were 339 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes four deaths, which were reported to WA Health yesterday – dating back to 30 July – 1 woman in her 90s, 2 women in their 80s, and 1 woman in her 50s.

Total case breakdown:

Region Active (new to 6pm last night)

Metropolitan 12,965 (2,221)

Goldfields 408 (76)

Great Southern 461 (83)

Kimberley 214 (42)

Midwest 380 (78)

Pilbara 419 (64)

South West 1,001 (192)

Wheatbelt 332 (67)


  1. This data is based on the residential postcode of each case. The case may have an isolation address in another region.
  2. The remainder of daily cases reported (65) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.

Of the 2,889 cases, 983 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 1,906 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 5,623 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 1,095,467 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Anyone experiencing symptoms should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result. Visit the HealthyWA website for a full list of testing clinics and opening hours (external site).

COVID-19 vaccinations

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

People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.

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