19 June 2022

COVID-19 update 19 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 3,896 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 31,679 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 280 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 14 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes 14 deaths, dating back to 3 June, which were reported to WA Health yesterday.

This includes three men in their 90s, three men and two women in their 80s, three men and a woman in their 70s, a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 50s.

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                25,755                (3,221)
Goldfields                         530                     (69)
Great Southern                609                     (75)
Kimberley                         192                     (17)
Midwest                            890                   (123)
Pilbara                              466                     (57)
South West                    2,104                   (252)
Wheatbelt                         679                     (86)


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

Of the 3,896 cases, 1,402 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 2,584 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 4,791 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 851,776 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.