11 April 2022

COVID19 update 11 April 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,993 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 42,470 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 240 people with COVID-19 in hospital, eight in ICU.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active             (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                31,633             (3,849)
Goldfields                     1,196             (139)
Great Southern                607            (86)
Kimberley                     1,706             (156)
Midwest                            895            (95)
Pilbara                           1,266             (111)
South West                   2,059             (284)
Wheatbelt                        714           (73)


  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 (200) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.

Of the 4,993 cases, 1,632 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,361 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 8,254 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 251,701 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Weekly cases, hospitalisations and ICU snapshots can be viewed here: https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirusin the ‘Further information, advice and resources’ section (WA COVID-19 data update) at the bottom of the page.

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).*

To spread the demand across clinic operating hours and to avoid excessive wait times, people are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.


Media contact: (08) 9222 4333* This dashboard updates at approximately 2pm AWST on weekdays.