30 March 2022

COVID-19 update: 30th March 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 9,754 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 50,957 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 208 people with COVID-19 in hospital, six in ICU.

Today’s report also includes three historical deaths from preceding days, with one dating back to March 21, which were reported to WA Health yesterday, a male in their 80s, a woman in their 70s and a woman in their 90s.

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                41,253             (7,753)
Goldfields                         929             (207)
Great Southern                858             (159)
Kimberley                        1,103           (283)
Midwest                           825              (188)
Pilbara                           1,664             (308)
South West                   1,925             (444)
Wheatbelt                        728              (128)


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

Of the 9,754 cases, 3960 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 5,794 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 19,489 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 164,614 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

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