14 April 2022

COVID-19 update 14 April 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 8,144 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 40,539 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 200 people with COVID-19 in hospital, five in ICU.

Today’s report includes two historical deaths dating back to 2nd of April, which were reported to WA Health yesterday. The two historical deaths are a woman in her 90s and a woman in her 60s.

Due to patient confidentiality, no further information will be released by the Department on these deaths.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active             (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                30,390             (6,400)
Goldfields                     1,142             (179)
Great Southern                528             (92)
Kimberley                     1,388             (233)
Midwest                            755             (123)
Pilbara                           1,060             (178)
South West                   2,274             (506)
Wheatbelt                         644             (104)


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

Of the 8,144 cases, 3,373 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,771 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 12,690 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

Please note public COVID-19 testing clinics will be open over the Easter long weekend.


Vaccination clinics will be closed Good Friday, and some will be closed over the holiday period please check opening times online.

Locations (rollup.wa.gov.au)

WA has recorded 273,449 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