06 June 2022

COVID-19 update 6 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 4,849 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 41,244 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 279 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 16 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes one new death dating back to 30 May which was reported to WA Health yesterday; a man in his 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              33,265          (3,958)
Goldfields                      674               (52)
Great Southern              877             (110)
Kimberley                      414               (53)
Midwest                      1,010             (114)
Pilbara                           767               (89)
South West                 2,910             (327)
Wheatbelt                      877               (93)


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

Of the 4,849 cases, 1,399 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,450 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 5,806 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 775,741cases 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.