14 May 2022

COVID-19 update 14 May 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 13,162 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 85,633 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 292 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 10 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes two deaths dating back to 4th of May reported to WA Health to 8pm yesterday; both were men in their 80s.

WA Health has reclassified the death of a woman in her 40s, who died in April, and a woman in her 90s, who died in May, as non-COVID related deaths.

Due to confidentiality, no further information will be released by the Department.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active             (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan                70,480              (10,690)
1,498                  (265)
Great Southern            
1,570                 (259)
611                   (86)
1,474                  (237)
949                 (137)
South West                  
6,432                (1,058)
1,873                  (302)


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

Of the 13,162 cases, 4,446 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 8,716 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total 14,795 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 536,107 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Weekly cases, hospitalisations and ICU snapshots can be viewed here: WA COVID-19 data update (health.wa.gov.au)

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.