WA Health is reporting a total of 5,787 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 38,598 active cases in Western Australia.
To 8pm last night, there were 290 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 15 in ICU.
Sadly, today’s report includes two new deaths dating back to 3 May which was reported to WA Health yesterday; a man in his 90s 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 31,194 (4,623)
Goldfields 591 (89)
Great Southern 813 (135)
Kimberley 380 (51)
Midwest 988 (177)
Pilbara 712 (129)
South West 2,910 (382)
Wheatbelt 815 (125)
- 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 (76) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.
Of the 5,787 cases, 1,319 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,468 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.
A total of 7,885 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.
WA has recorded 781,496 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.