18 August 2020

COVID-19 update – 18 August 2020

The Department of Health has reported one new case of COVID-19 in Western Australia overnight.

The woman, in her 20s, returned to Perth from overseas and is in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total is now 647.

WA has five active COVID-19 cases – all are Western Australians who have returned from overseas travel.

To date, 633 confirmed cases have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 916 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 891 were assessed and 885 were swabbed.

There have been 293,292 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 48,706 were from regional WA.

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

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