13 October 2020

COVID-19 update – 13 October 2020

The Department of Health has reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in Western Australia overnight.

One of the confirmed cases is a female in her 30s who travelled to Perth from India. She is in hotel quarantine in Perth.

The other six are crew from the Vega Dream, the bulk iron ore carrier currently anchored off Port Hedland. These six cases were confirmed yesterday but have been added to today’s total.

The State now has total of 703 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There are 18 active cases being monitored and 676 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 831 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 809 were assessed and swabbed.

There have been 449,527 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 76,720 were from regional WA.

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

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