06 July 2020

COVID-19 update – 6 July 2020

The Department of Health has reported three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the State’s total to 621.

The new cases are all returned overseas travellers who flew into Perth on the 2nd of July.

Two of the cases are interstate residents who travelled from Indonesia and the third is a Western Australian who was on a flight from Doha.

Contact tracing is underway on both these flights to identify close contacts of the newly diagnosed cases. All these passengers are also in hotel quarantine.

Flight details and the close contact rows in question have been uploaded on the HealthyWA website.

There are now 12 active COVID-19 cases in Western Australia. To date, 600 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 312 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics – 300 were assessed and 299 were swabbed.

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

To date there have been 196,108 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 34,379 were from regional WA.

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