11 March 2022

COVID-19 update 11 March 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,005 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 20,788 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 92 people with COVID-19 in hospital, three in ICU.

Total case breakdown

Region                        Active (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                18,479    (4,392)
Goldfields                         220      (66)
Great Southern                107       (34)
Kimberley                           33       (11)
Midwest                            129       (44)
Pilbara                              255       (85)
South West                      485     (109)
Wheatbelt                         225      (55)


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

Of the 5,005 cases, 2,866 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 2,139 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 14,090 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 39,226 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).*

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.