Perth COVID-19 Update Roger Cook

3 New Cases Of COVID-19 In WA, 2 From Bulk Carrier Docked Off Port Hedland

There are now 9 active COVID-19 cases in Western Australia.
Perth COVID-19 Update Roger Cook
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Latest Perth COVID-19 report sees 3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Western Australia overnight.

Health Minister Roger Cook provided the latest Perth COVID-19 update today confirming 3 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded overnight in Western Australia.

Of the three new cases two are crew members on a bulk carrier off the coast of Port Hedland.

Authorities were alerted by the ship’s captain advising there were two workers with flu-like symptoms

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Mr Cook said two nurses in full PPE were flown onto the ship to test the crew members who then returned positive tests today.

The other new COVID-19 case is a returned traveller from the UK who is in hotel quarantine.

All confirmed cases are males aged between 34-51.

Western Australia has now recorded 668 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

9 active cases remain in the state.

Watch: Health Minister Roger Cook with the latest WA COVID update.

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Posted by ABC Perth on Thursday, 24 September 2020

Feature image: AAP Image/Richard Wainwright

Further Perth COVID-19 news updates on SoPerth.com.au.

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