04 March 2022

COVID-19 update 4 March 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 2,137 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 9,660 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 21 people with COVID-19 in hospital, none of whom were in ICU.

Total case breakdown

Region                        Active (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                8,889 (1,937)
Goldfields                    132 (23)
Great Southern           21 (4)
Kimberley                    11 (2)
Mid West                     32 (10)
Pilbara                         86 (17)
South West                 136 (42)
Wheatbelt                    53 (8)


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

Of the 2,137 cases, 1,347 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 790 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 14,553 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 16,682 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.