02 June 2023

COVID-19 update 2 June 2023

WA Health is reporting a total of 3,767 new cases in the past week to 4pm yesterday (1 June 2023). As of 4pm yesterday, there were 2,101 active cases in Western Australia.


As at 4pm yesterday, there were a total of 231 people with COVID-19 in hospital, with three in ICU.


Sadly, this week’s report to 4pm yesterday includes 15 deaths, dating back to 17 February 2022, which were reported to WA Health in the past week, aged from 72 to 95 years.

This increase in reported deaths is the result of a number of coronial investigations that have been finalised in the past week.

Regional case data can be found here.

Total PCR tests for the timeframe were 5,817.


Total positive PCR tests for the timeframe were 528. Total positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) in this period were 3,239.


WA has recorded 1,338,373 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.


Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly encouraged to stay home if they’re unwell, and until symptoms have resolved.

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