WA Health is reporting a total of 4,394 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 28,412 active cases in Western Australia.
To 6pm last night, there were 242 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.
Sadly, today’s report includes five new deaths, dating back to 24 May, which were reported to WA Health yesterday.
This includes two men and a woman in their 90s and two women in their 80s.
Due to confidentiality requirements, no further information on these cases will be released by the Department.
Total case breakdown:
Region Active (new to 6pm last night)
Metropolitan 23,316 (3,607)
Goldfields 431 (61)
Great Southern 580 (92)
Kimberley 185 (26)
Midwest 846 (112)
Pilbara 401 (72)
South West 1,635 (253)
Wheatbelt 611 (97)
- This data is based on the residential postcode of each case. The case may have an isolation address in another region.
- The remainder of daily cases reported (74) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.
Of the 4,394 cases, 1,574 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 2,820 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.
A total of 6,133 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.
WA has recorded 880,808 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).
Vaccination information is available on the WA COVID-19 dashboard (external site).*
People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.
Media contact: (08) 9222 4333* This dashboard updates at approximately 2pm AWST on weekdays.