25 March 2022

COVID-19 update 25 March 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 8,133 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 45,306 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 209 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 10 in ICU.

Sadly, two historical deaths dating back to 22 March were reported to WA Health yesterday. They were a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s. 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                37,527             (6,645)
Goldfields                         745             (118)
Great Southern                790             (155)
Kimberley                         663             (135)
Midwest                            615             (128)
Pilbara                           1,223             (291)
South West                   1,372             (259)
Wheatbelt                         641             (133)


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

Of the cases, 3,653 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,480 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 17,907 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 124,525 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

WA has reached an important milestone in its vaccination rollout with 95% per cent of regional WA having now received their first dose.

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.