WA Health is reporting a total of 6,315 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 38,286 active cases in Western Australia.
To 8pm last night, there were 278 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 12 in ICU.
Sadly, today’s report includes six new deaths dating back to 19 May which were reported to WA Health yesterday; a man in his 90s, three men in their 80s, a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 60s.
Due to confidentiality requirements, no further information on these cases will be released by the Department.
Total case breakdown:
Region Active (new to 8pm last night)
Metropolitan 31,062 (5,100)
Goldfields 618 (115)
Great Southern 788 (153)
Kimberley 254 (47)
Midwest 1,204 (188)
Pilbara 649 (122)
South West 2,417 (373)
Wheatbelt 831 (144)
- 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 (72) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.
Of the 6,315 cases, 1,881 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,434 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.
A total of 9,332 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.
WA has recorded 826,139 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.