30 April 2022

COVID-19 update: 30 April 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 6,829 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 43,586 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 234 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.

Today’s report sadly includes four historical deaths dating back to 29 March, including a woman in her 40s, a man in his 70s and a man and a woman in their 80s.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active             (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                35,242             (5,396)
Goldfields                        735             (108)
Great Southern                679             (98)
Kimberley                        743             (77)
Midwest                            688             (112)
Pilbara                              711             (120)
South West                   3,039             (678)
Wheatbelt                         631             (100)


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

Of the 6,829 cases, 2,984 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,845 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 8,873 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 387,111 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Weekly cases, hospitalisations and ICU snapshots can be viewed here: WA COVID-19 data update (health.wa.gov.au)

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.