29 September 2020

COVID-19 update – 29 September 2020

The Department of Health has reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in Western Australia overnight related to the Patricia Oldendorff vessel.

These are the eight cases publicly announced yesterday. The total number of cases associated with the vessel today remains at 17, with seven infected crew still aboard the vessel.

The State’s total stands at 684. There are 22 active cases being monitored.

To date, 653 confirmed cases have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 469 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 465 were assessed and 462 swabbed.

There have been 413,446 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 71,018 were from regional WA.

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

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