COVID19 update 10 August 2022 – WA Health

by | Aug 11, 2022 | COVID-19

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)

This data is based on the residential postcode of each case. The case may have an isolation address in another region.
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).
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