10 June 2020

COVID-19 update – 10 June 2020

The Department of Health has reported no new active cases of COVID-19 overnight.

However, the State’s total now stands at 601 after two historical cases were identified through serology testing.

The two historic cases, confirmed by serology testing, relate to a person who had returned from overseas travel and a cruise ship passenger.

There are currently 28 active cases in WA – seven are Western Australians, one is from interstate and 20 are crew members from the livestock carrier, the Al Kuwait.

To date, 564 people have recovered from the virus in WA.  

Yesterday 1,121 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 1,054 were assessed and 1,033 were swabbed.

In addition, 1,391 asymptomatic people were tested yesterday through the DETECT Snapshot program.

To date there have been 126,700 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 22,129 were from regional WA.

Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19. 

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