09 July 2022

COVID19 update 9 July 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,538 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 33,139 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 252 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes 11 new deaths, dating back to 30 May, which were reported to WA Health yesterday: five women and a man in their 90s, two men and a woman in their 80s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 50s

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active            (new to 6pm last night)
Metropolitan                27,637              (4,530)
Goldfields                        483               (96)
Great Southern                453              (65)
Kimberley                         242              (46)
Midwest                            731              (134)
Pilbara                              572              (107)
South West                    1,827             (322)
Wheatbelt                         664              (128)


  1. This data is based on the residential postcode of each case. The case may have an isolation address in another region.
  2. The remainder of daily cases reported (110) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.

Of the 5,538 cases, 1,919 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,619 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 6,841 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 951,839 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).

COVID-19 vaccinations

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.