Western Australia coronovirus update as at 31 March 2021

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

The new cases are a mother in her 40s and her teenage son, a woman in her 20s and a 29-year-old US citizen, all of whom have arrived from overseas and are currently in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total number now stands at 942.

WA Health is monitoring 15 active cases of COVID-19 and 918 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

To date, the WA Department of Health has administered 50,731 COVID-19 vaccinations, including 6270 people who have received both doses. Yesterday, 3030 people were vaccinated.

The Commonwealth Government vaccination national roll-out figures can be found on their website (external site).

Yesterday, 504 people presented for testing at WA Health COVID clinics and 500 were assessed and swabbed.

There have been 944,265 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 135,405 were from regional WA.

To date, 38 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia (27 of the B.1.1.7 strain and 11 of the B.1.351 strain).

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

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