07 June 2022

COVID-19 update 7 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,787 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 38,598 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 290 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 15 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes two new deaths dating back to 3 May which was reported to WA Health yesterday; a man in his 90s and a man in his 70s.

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                31,194              (4,623)
Goldfields                         591                   (89)
Great Southern                813                  (135)
Kimberley                         380                    (
Midwest                            988                  (177)
Pilbara                              712                  (129)
South West                    2,910                  (382)
Wheatbelt                         815                  (125)


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

Of the 5,787 cases, 1,319 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,468 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 7,885 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 781,496 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.