Western Australia coronovirus update as at 4 May 2021

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

The State’s total number remains at 1008.

WA Health is monitoring 26 active cases of COVID-19 and 973 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

In relation to the community cases announced last Saturday, 26 of the 59 identified close contacts have tested negative to COVID-19. Other tests are pending. The 59 who tested negative includes the other household members of the Pan Pac security guard.

The Department has identified and contacted 367 casual contacts, who have been directed for testing – 173 have so far tested negative.

Anyone who accepted a delivery from Uber Eats or Menulog between 29 April and 1 May or visited a restaurant in the list of sites (HealthyWA) (food and business) during the times indicated should monitor for COVID symptoms. While the risk is deemed to be low, these venues were briefly visited by persons who have since tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone who develops symptoms within 14 days are advised to get a COVID test and isolate until they get the results. If they remain asymptomatic, there is no action other than to monitor for symptoms.

To date, the WA Department of Health has administered 102,554 COVID-19 vaccinations, including 24,048 people who have received both doses. Yesterday, 2172 people were vaccinated.

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

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