Western Australia coronovirus update as at 15 May 2021

The Department of Health has reported no new cases of COVID-19 overnight.

The State’s total remains at 1015.

WA Health is monitoring 8 active cases of COVID-19 and 998 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

To date, the WA Department of Health has administered 127,835 COVID-19 vaccinations, including 29,647 people who have received both doses. Yesterday, 2853 people were vaccinated.

The Commonwealth Government vaccination national roll-out figures can be found on theAustralian Department of Health website (external site).

Yesterday, 307 people were assessed for testing and swabbed at WA Health COVID clinics. In addition, 1,422 people were tested at private pathology clinics.

There have been 1,134,609 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 147,463 were from regional WA.*

To date, 95 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – 52 of the B.1.1.7 strain, 15 of the B.1.351 strain, 27 of the B.1.617 strain (Indian variant) and one of the P1 variant (Brazilian variant).

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

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