12 June 2022

COVID-19 update 12 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,900 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 39,051 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 261 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 7 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes two new deaths dating back to 3 June which were reported to WA Health yesterday; a woman in her 80s 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             31,658            (3,995)
Goldfields                      572                 (81)
Great Southern              822               (104)
Kimberley                      288                  (
Midwest                      1,191                (149)
Pilbara                           670                  (61)
South West                 2,550                (332)
Wheatbelt                      831                  (95)


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

Of the 4,900 cases, 1,733 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,167 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 4,995 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 815,084 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.