5 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Western Australia overnight.

Update 17/10: This Week In Perth COVID-19 – 15 New Cases & 17 Active Cases Remain

Latest Perth COVID-19 update from the Department of Health has recorded 5 new cases of COVID-19.


The five cases include three females and two males aged between 25 and 30. All were returning travellers from either India, Nepal or Brazil.

All of the five cases are in hotel quarantine.

Western Australia COVID-19 numbers:

  • Total cases: 709
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  • Recovered cases: 676
  • Active cases: 24

There have been 456,375 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 77,878 were from regional WA.

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Feature image: AAP Photos / Richard Wainwright