01 June 2022

COVID-19 update: 1 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 8,452 new cases to 8pm last night. There are currently 50,668 active cases in Western Australia.

To 8pm last night, there were 298 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 8 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes one death dating back to the 27 May which was reported to WA Health yesterday, this was a woman in her 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                40,616            (6,707)
Goldfields                    854                 (152)
Great Southern          1,026             (175)
Kimberley                    427                 (92)
Midwest                       1,217              (224)
Pilbara                         1,019             (176)
South West                 3,777              (627)
Wheatbelt                    1,117             (191)


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

Of the 8,452 cases, 3,094 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 5,358 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 11,347 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 744,179 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.