Public health alert – Western Australia 1 May

​The West Australian Government has announced a Perth hotel quarantine worker and two of his household contacts have tested positive to COVID-19, and has published a list of venues of concern visited by these positive cases while potentially infectious.

Prior to travelling to NSW, anyone who has been in Perth since 27 April should immediately check the Western Australian Health website to determine whether they have been to any venues of concern, and to follow the public health advice.

Anyone currently in NSW who has been in Perth since 27 April should immediately check if they have been in a venue of concern. If you have attended any of these venues at the relevant times, please immediately isolate, get tested, and call NSW Health on 1800 943 553.

NSW Health reminds all travellers that there continues to be a requirement to complete an entry declaration if you have been in Western Australia in the previous 14 days before entering NSW. The entry declaration is available on the Service NSW website.

NSW Health is working closely with our counterparts in Western Australia and will update advice as necessary to ensure the safety of the NSW community.

NSW Health will shortly begin contacting people who have arrived from Perth since 27 April, and will deploy screening teams to Sydney Airport from 5.30am on Sunday 2 May to meet all new arrivals.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

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