Western Australia Covid update as at 4 August 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 517 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday (03/08/2023). As of 4pm yesterday, there were 280 active cases in Western Australia.

As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 61 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with two in ICU.

Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 11 deaths, dating back to April 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the last week, aged from 74 to 101 years.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 4,440.

Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 103. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 414.

WA has recorded 1,350,729 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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