09 June 2022

COVID-19 update 9 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 7,871 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 38,420 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 293 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 16 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes five new deaths dating back to 22 May which were reported to WA Health yesterday; two men in their 80s; a woman her 80s; a man in his 70s; and a woman in her 50s.

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                31,299               (6,320)
Goldfields                         555                  (128)
Great Southern                802                  (167)
Kimberley                         351                    (
Midwest                         1,085                  (242)
Pilbara                              729                  (162)
South West                    2,605                  (526)
Wheatbelt                         847                  (183)


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

Of the 7,871 cases, 2,903 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 4,968 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 10,397 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 797,041 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.