WA Health is reporting a total of 6,262 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 36,602 active cases in Western Australia.
To 8pm last night, there were 258 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 9 in ICU.
Sadly, today’s report includes three new deaths dating back to 8 June which were reported to WA Health yesterday; a woman in her 90s a man in his 80s and a man in his 70s.
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 29,742 (5,044)
Goldfields 594 (98)
Great Southern 744 (124)
Kimberley 219 (29)
Midwest 1,134 (187)
Pilbara 602 (105)
South West 2,306 (430)
Wheatbelt 801 (149)
- 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 (96) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.
Of the 6,262 cases, 2,245 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,017 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.
A total of 8,801 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.
WA has recorded 832,371 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.