Western Australia coronovirus update as at 21 April 2021

The Department of Health has reported two new cases of COVID-19 overnight.

The new cases are both men, one in his 40s and the other in his 20s. All have arrived from overseas and are now in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total number now stands at 980.

WA Health is monitoring 28 active cases of COVID-19 and 943 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

To date, the WA Department of Health has administered 80,662 COVID-19 vaccinations, including 18,422 people who have received both doses. Yesterday, 2309 people were vaccinated.

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

There have been 993,891 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 137,241 were from regional WA.

To date, 55 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – including 40 of the B.1.1.7 strain, 14 of the B.1.351 strain 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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