Western Australia Covid update as at 4 December 2021

WA Health is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 overnight.

The State’s total remains at 1122. To date, 1112 people have recovered from the virus in WA. WA is monitoring one active case in hotel quarantine.

Border control

South Australia update

Based on the latest health advice, South Australia transitioned from ‘low risk’ to ‘medium risk’ border controls under Western Australia’s controlled border from 12.01am WST Friday, December 3.

Travel from South Australia will no longer be permitted, unless you are an approved traveller.

Approved travellers arriving in WA after 12.01am Friday, December 3 must:

  • provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test in the 72 hours prior to departure
  • provide proof of double dose vaccination, if eligible
  • self-quarantine in a suitable premise for 14 days
  • present for an initial COVID-19 test within 48 hours
  • present for a COVID-19 test if any symptoms develop during quarantine, and
  • present for a COVID-19 test on day 12 after arrival in WA (if still in WA).

Unless advised otherwise by WA Health, anyone who arrived in WA from SA before 1.15pm on Saturday, November 27 and who visited a listed close or casual contact exposure site listed on the SA Exposure Locations website at the relevant time is required to:

  • present for a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and on day 12
  • self-quarantine for 14 days from date of exposure.

Anyone else who entered WA from SA between 23 and 27 November should keep checking the SA Exposure Locations website and get tested if they develop symptoms.

Northern Territory

NT remains under the ‘low risk‘ category. Travel is permitted from the NT into WA, subject to the following strict conditions:

  • Be double dose vaccinated for COVID-19 (if eligible)
  • Present for a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and on day 12
  • Self-quarantine for 14 days in suitable premises.
  • Complete a G2G Pass declaration before arrival, stipulating they do not have any COVID-19 symptoms and which jurisdictions they have been in the previous 14 days
  • Land arrivals to be met at the border checkpoint for a health screening and to have their G2G Pass declaration checked before proceeding to their self-quarantine premises.

Unless advised otherwise by WA Health, anyone who arrived in WA from the NT before the change to ‘low risk’ at 4pm on 16 November 2021 and who visited a listed NT close or casual exposure site or location (community) of concern (external link) at the relevant time is required to:

  • present for a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and on day 12
  • self-quarantine for 14 days from date of exposure.

Anyone else who arrived in WA from the NT before 4pm on 16 November is advised to regularly check the NT exposure sites, which are changing frequently, and get tested if they develop any COVID-19 symptoms.

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 448 people were swabbed at State-run clinics.*

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

COVID-19 vaccinations*

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

A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for a majority of occupations and workforces

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