Western Australia coronovirus update as at 5 July 2021

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

This State’s total of confirmed cases remains at 1030.

WA Health is monitoring 10 active COVID-19 cases ­– six linked to the Perth northern suburbs cluster and four among returned travellers in hotel quarantine. To date, 1011 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

A total of 398 close contacts have been identified in the northern suburbs community cluster and 378 have now tested negative, following their five-day post-exposure test. Of the 2815 casual contacts, 1769 have tested negative after their five-day post-exposure test.

Contact tracing continues with initial public exposure sites available on the HealthyWA website.

Testing clinics

The Rockingham COVID clinic is open again, following a temporary closure due to flooding yesterday.

COVID clinic hours will return to the 4pm closure from tomorrow.

A list of testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website.

Yesterday, 5177 people were swabbed.

To date there have been 1,386,359 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 169,701 were from regional WA*.

Vaccination

Yesterday, 6283 people received a COVID-19 vaccination – 1747 of those were second doses.

For the latest WA vaccination figures, visit the COVID-19 Coronavirus: Vaccination dashboard.**

Border controls

Information about border controls is available online.

Variants

To date, 105 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – 53 Alpha strain, 15 Beta strain, one Gamma strain and 36 Delta strain.

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

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