Western Australia continues to avoid COVID-19 community transmission.
While other states throughout Australia are dealing with new cases of COVID-19 within the community, Perth has reached a new milestone.
The latest Perth COVID-19 update has seen WA go nine months without community transmission of COVID-19.
On the premiers Facebook page, Mark McGowan labelled this as an incredible achievement everyone should be proud of.
“It’s the direct result of the vigilance and hard work of all Western Australians, doing the right thing.”
WA’s Department of Health has today reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Western Australia, bringing the State’s total to 877.
The cases are two males in their 40s and 50s who have both travelled from overseas and are in hotel quarantine.
There are now 17 active cases and 851 people have recovered from the virus in WA.
There have been 663,760 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 105,031 were from regional WA.
“Now’s not the time to change course. We will stick with our careful and cautious approach to keep WA safe and strong.”
Further Perth COVID-19 updates on SoPerth.com.au.