Western Australia coronovirus update as at 29 January 2021

The Department of Health has today reported one new case of COVID-19 in Western Australia, bringing the State’s total to 899.

The confirmed case is a woman in her 50s who travelled from overseas and is in hotel quarantine.

WA Health is monitoring 14 active cases and 876 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

There have been 721,959 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 113,172 were from regional WA.

Yesterday 822 people presented to WA COVID clinics – 808 were assessed and 805 swabbed.

To date 15 cases of variant strains have been detected (12 B.1.1.7 strain and 3 B.1.351 strain).

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

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