11 August 2022

COVID-19 update: 11 August 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 2,739 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 15,664 active cases in Western Australia.

Latest figures from overnight show, there were 323 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 11 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes seven deaths, which were reported to WA Health yesterday – dating back to 29 July – Two women and a man in their 80s, a man and woman in their 70s, a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 50s.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active           (new to 6pm last night)
Metropolitan                12,272          (2,103)
Goldfields                    385               (66)
Great Southern            489              (104)
Kimberley                    198               (32)
Midwest                       381               (80)
Pilbara                         382               (64)
South West                985                 (176)
Wheatbelt                    331                (61)


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

Of the 2,739 cases, 914 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 1,825 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 5,644 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 1,098,190 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).

COVID-19 vaccinations

Vaccination information is available on the WA COVID-19 dashboard (external site).*

People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.

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