Goodbye masks as post-lockdown restrictions come to an end.
We made it through as Perth post-lockdown restrictions will come to an end as of Monday 12th at 12:01am.
“As we move forward, it’s important we all remain vigilant – but the past two weeks have once again shown the strength of our community,” said Mr McGowan.
Perth goes back to pre-lockdown life
Due to the stop of community spread, Perth and Peel are now able to go back to pre-lockdown life.
This means that Perth and Peel residents won’t have to wear masks inside or outside.
There will be no capacity or crowd limits and bars and restaurants and no service restrictions
Stadiums and events won’t have capacity restrictions either.
Gyms and fitness classes can resume at full capacity.
No limits on hospital or aged care visits.
Plus dancefloors will be open again.
WA Border and travel around Australia
Also as of Monday 12th at 12:01am the Northern Territory is set to transition to ‘very low risk’ category, following the latest public health advice and pending no further outbreaks.
Under the ‘very low risk’ category, safe travel is permitted into WA subject to the following updated conditions:
- Completion of a G2G Pass declaration, stipulating the traveller does not have any COVID-19 symptoms and which jurisdictions they have been in over the previous 14 days;
- All Perth Airport arrivals to undergo a health screening and temperature test;
- Travellers to be prepared to take a COVID-19 test at the airport COVID clinic, if deemed necessary by a health clinician (voluntary asymptomatic testing also available); and
- Land arrivals to be met at the border checkpoint, for a health screening and to have their G2G Pass declaration checked.
Victoria recently was also classified as a ‘very low risk’ state as well on Friday 9th of July.
Other jurisdictions currently in the ‘very low risk’ category include South Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. The Australian Capital Territory is in the ‘low risk’ category and New South Wales and Queensland are classified as ‘medium risk’.
Perth COVID-19 Update
Over the weekend to new cases of COVID-19 were recorded.
The State’s total is now 1,035.
The new cases are a woman in her 30s who has recently returned from overseas and a 9-year-old who is a known, close contact of a previously confirmed case. Both are in hotel quarantine.
WA Health is now monitoring 12 active COVID-19 cases.
For further government updates visit wa.gov.au.
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