26 June 2022

COVID-19 update 26 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 3,544 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 27,963 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 250 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 9 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes two new deaths, dating back to 20 June, which were reported to WA Health yesterday.

This includes one man and one woman in their 80s.

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                22,926                (2,921)
Goldfields                         423                     (60)
Great Southern                557                     (59)
Kimberley                         181                     (21)
Midwest                            827                     (94)
Pilbara                              410                     (58)
South West                    1,614                   (195)
Wheatbelt                         589                     (65)


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

Of the 3,544 cases, 1,302 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 2,242 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 4,122 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 884,323 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.