COVID in WA: WA records 7,174 new cases and six deaths as government relaxes mandatory vaccination policy

WA has registered 7,174 new COVID cases and six deaths as the state government relaxes its mandatory vaccination policy.

The numbers are slightly lower than the previous day’s numbers, with 7,871 reported on Thursday.

The six new deaths dating back to May 19, reported to WA Health yesterday, are two men and two women in their 80s, one woman in their 70s and one man in their 60s.

It was reported on Thursday that WA’s COVID death toll has reached 300 since the start of the pandemic, following overnight reports that five more lives had been lost.