Western Australia has recorded 4 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend.
As Western Australia borders ease, the state has recorded a further 4 new COVID-19 cases all from return travellers.
On Saturday there were no new cases recorded, however overnight there were 4 new cases confirmed – two females and two males associated with international travel and are all in hotel quarantine.
WA’s positive COVID-19 case total now stands at 787.
There are now 13 active cases within WA and 765 confirmed cases have recovered from the virus.
Despite an increase in domestic travellers entering the state, no passengers arriving at Perth Airport domestically over the weekend failed their health screening.
There have been 514,223 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 86,070 were from regional WA.
South Australia Records Community Transfer
Not long after the Western Australia border had eased, South Australia reported a COVID-19 community transfer case.
Health Minister Roger Cook this week said the State Government would not hesitate to “slap back” the hard border if outbreaks occurred.
Scott Morrison urged WA to remain “safely open” and not revert to border restrictions.
Update: WA government has implemented 14 day self-quarantine for all SA travellers
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