08 December 2020

COVID-19 update – 8 December 2020

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

The confirmed case is a man in his 50s who travelled to Perth from overseas. He is in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total number of cases is 831.

WA Health is monitoring 12 active cases and 810 confirmed cases have recovered from the virus in WA.

The BW Matsuyama crew member who was transported to Fiona Stanley Hospital yesterday for testing has returned a negative result for COVID-19 and has been discharged from hospital.

Yesterday 1,058 people presented to WA COVID clinics – 1,041 were assessed and 1,040 swabbed.

There have been 573,766 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 94,743 were from regional WA.

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

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