14 April 2020

COVID-19 update – 14 April 2020

The Department of Health has reported four new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the State’s total to 527.

Three of today’s cases are from the cruise ship Artania and one is a close contact of an overseas traveller.

As with all new confirmed cases, contact tracing is underway to ensure all close contacts are notified and advised of the requirement for them to self-isolate.

There are currently 32 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Perth metropolitan hospitals, 12 of whom are in ICU.

To date, 23,870 Western Australians have tested negative for COVID-19. Of these 4,947 are from regional WA.

WA has 296 recovered cases.

Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website (external site) for the latest information on COVID-19 and self-isolation.

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