Western Australia coronovirus update as at 15 March 2021

The Department of Health has reported one new case of COVID-19 overnight.

The new case is a man in his 20s who has returned from overseas travel and is currently in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total number of confirmed cases now stands at 925.

WA Health is monitoring 10 active cases of COVID-19 and 906 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Yesterday 557 people were vaccinated. To date, 18,948 West Australians have received the COVID vaccine.

Yesterday at WA Health COVID clinics 354 people presented for testing – all were assessed and swabbed.

There have been 904,610 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 132,315 were from regional WA.

To date, 31 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia (23 of the B.1.1.7 strain and 8 of the B.1.351 strain).

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

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