06 June 2020

COVID-19 update: 6 June 2020

The Department of Health has reported one new active case of COVID-19 overnight, as well as two historic cases, bringing the State’s total to 599.

The new case is related to overseas travel and is in hotel quarantine.

The two historic cases, confirmed by serology testing, were a couple who had returned from overseas travel in March and completed their quarantine.

There are currently 31 active cases in WA. Of the active cases, 10 are Western Australians, one is from interstate and twenty are crew members from the Al Kuwait.

To date, 559 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 871 people presented to WA COVID-19 clinics; of these 823 were assessed and 815 were swabbed as a result of the assessment.

In addition, 1,745 asymptomatic people were tested yesterday through the DETECT Snapshot program.

To date there have been 112,110 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 19,459 were from regional WA.

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