02 June 2022

COVID-19 update 2 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 8,292 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 48,181 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 285 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 6 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes nine deaths, dating back to 7  May which were reported to WA Health yesterday: a man and woman in their 90s, a woman and four men in their 80s, a woman in her 70s, and a man in his 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                38,574            (6,654)
Goldfields                         853              (166)
Great Southern             1,006               (179)
Kimberley                         429                 (88)
Midwest                         1,140               (188)
Pilbara                              937               (137)
South West                   3,591                (607)
Wheatbelt                     1,050                (172)


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

Of the 8,292 cases, 3195 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 5,097 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 10,459 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 752,392 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.