COVID-19 update: 29 June 2022

WA Health is reporting a total of 5,921 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 27,132 active cases in Western Australia.

To 6pm last night, there were 229 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 14 in ICU.

Sadly, today’s report includes four deaths, dating back to 21 June, which were reported to WA Health yesterday.

This includes a man in his 80s and three men in their 60s.

Due to confidentiality requirements, no further information on these cases will be released by the Department.

Total case breakdown:

Region                        Active            (new to 6pm last night)
Metropolitan                22,114                (4,645)
Goldfields                        410                (96)
Great Southern                 525               (115)
Kimberley                         196               (31)
Midwest                            725               (161)
Pilbara 436 (119)
South West                    1,479              (301)
Wheatbelt                         576               (131)

Notes

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

Of the 5,921 cases, 2,254 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 3,667 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 7,342 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 898,402 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.

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