24 October 2020

COVID-19 update – 24 October 2020

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

The positive cases – all males aged between 30 and 57 – returned to Perth from overseas. They are all in hotel quarantine – there are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in WA hospitals.

The State’s confirmed COVID-19 case total is now 757.

There are 56 active cases being monitored by WA Health and 692 people have recovered from the virus.

Yesterday 825 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 814 were assessed and 813 swabbed.

AL Messilah and Key Integrity vessels: There have been no further crew movements overnight. The Department of Health continues to work with the shipping agent, Fremantle Ports and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on the management of both vessels.

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NB: An updated breakdown of cumulative COVID-19 tests performed in WA will be released on Monday.