06 September 2022

COVID-19 update 6 September 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 1,161 new cases to 4pm yesterday. There are currently 5,849 active cases in Western Australia.

The latest figures from overnight show, there were 205 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 6 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes three deaths, dating back to 31 August, which were reported to WA Health yesterday – one woman in her 90s and two men in their 80s.

Regional case data is reported on a weekly basis each Friday, and can be viewed here:

Of the 1,161 cases, 204 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 957 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 3,506 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 1,135,708 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.