24 June 2022

COVID-19 update 24 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,749 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 28,448 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 239 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes the death of a man in his 80s, dating back to 17 June, which was reported to WA Health yesterday.

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                23,239                (3,813)
Goldfields                         444                     (66)
Great Southern                577                    (102)
Kimberley                         184                      (31)
Midwest                            864                    (133)
Pilbara                              405                      (57)
South West                    1,724                    (324)
Wheatbelt                         610                     (102)


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

Of the 4,749 cases, 1,729 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,020 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 6,990 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 876,505 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.