05 May 2020

COVID-19 update – 5 May 2020

Western Australia has recorded no new COVID-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day, with the State total standing at 551.

There are now 528 people who have recovered from the virus, leaving WA with 14 active cases of COVID-19.

Of WA’s active cases – three are from the Artania cruise ship, one is from interstate and 10 are Western Australians (one from regional WA).

There are seven confirmed COVID-19 patients in Perth metropolitan hospitals – three of whom are in ICU.

To date there have been 48,153 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 8,456 tests were carried out in regional WA.

Yesterday, 875 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 774 people were assessed and 770 were swabbed.

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

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