03 June 2022

COVID-19 update 3 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 7,092 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 46,372 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 275 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 9 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes six new deaths dating back to 21 May which were reported to WA Health yesterday; two women in their 90s; two women in their 80s; and two men 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                37,198            (5,738)
Goldfields                         839               (130)
Great Southern               993              (165)
Kimberley                         436                 (80)
Midwest                         1,108               (147)
Pilbara                              875              (118)
South West                   3,429               (486)
Wheatbelt                         996              (139)


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

Of the 7,092 cases, 2,794 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,298 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 8,637 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 759,435 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.