Latest Perth COVID-19 update for week commencing Monday 9 of November.
From Monday 9th of November, Western Australia has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19 and now has 13 active cases within the state.
Of the seven new cases within the state this week – all have been returning travellers to Perth and are all currently in hotel quarantine.
Breaking down the seven cases, five are males aged between 20s and 60s, the other two cases are females aged between their 30s and 40s.
Western Australia COVID-19 Numbers
- Total cases: 783
- Recovered cases: 761
- Active cases: 13
There have been a total of 514,223 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 86,070 were from regional WA.
WA Border eases at midnight
Today WA Premier Mark McGowan has confirmed people from South Australia, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and Tasmania can enter without quarantine from midnight tonight.
People from New South Wales and Victoria will still need to isolate for 14 days.
Read more: Mark McGowan Confirms WA Border To Ease At Midnight Tonight
An American vaccine candidate is showing promise, with Pfizer and BioNTech revealing today their vaccine was more than 90 per cent effective.
Australia will have access to Pfizer vaccine after the Federal Government signed an agreement with pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer at a cost of $1.5 billion.
Read more: Australia Gears Up For COVID-19 Vaccine
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