Western Australia Covid update as at 24 March 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 3,168 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday (23 March 2023). As of 4pm yesterday, there were 2,015 active cases in Western Australia.

As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 64 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with one in ICU.

Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes seven deaths, dating back to 07 May 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the past week, aged from 49 to 93 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 3,855.

Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 258. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 2,910.

WA has recorded 1,301,765 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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