02 July 2022

COVID-19 update 2 July 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,878 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 28,993 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 218 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 10 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes three deaths, dating back to 23 June, which were reported to WA Health yesterday.

This includes two men in their 80s and a man in his 90s.

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                24,099                (4,081)
Goldfields                         410                     (73)
Great Southern                539                   (82)
Kimberley                         224                     (41)
Midwest                            673                   (101)
Pilbara                              554                     (92)
South West                    1,523                         (261)
Wheatbelt                         571                    (92)


  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 (55) are yet to have a region assigned. Data will continue to be reconfigured as this information is verified.

Of the 4,878 cases, 1,706 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,172 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 5,711 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 913,704 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.