COVID-19 (coronavirus)

COVID-19 is the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) – a highly contagious virus that affects the respiratory system. The virus can cause mild to serious illness, and even death.

  • COVID-19 surveillance reports
    a surveillance summary and de-identified information on hospitalisations, case data, testing data
  • The WA Department of Health no longer requires registration of positive RAT results.

For community COVID-19 information and advice, visit HealthyWA.

Last reviewed: 01-02-2024