Latest Perth COVID-19 update for week commencing Monday 30th of November.
From Monday 30th of November, Western Australia has recorded 7 new cases of COVID-19 and now has 14 active cases within the state – reaching a peak of 23 active cases on Tuesday
This week in Perth COVID-19 updates also saw an update on WA’s border restrictions for New South Wales and Victorian travellers.
Western Australia COVID-19 Daily Breakdown
- Monday 30th: 0 new cases
- Tuesday 1st: 3 new cases
- Wednesday 2nd: 2 new cases
- Thursday 3rd: 0 new cases
- Friday 4th: 2 cases recorded
All cases are from overseas travellers returning the Perth ranging from 9 months to 50 years of age.
There have been 563,757 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those tested, 92,647ff were from regional WA.
WA’s COVID-19 total now stands at 825 with 802 confirmed cases have recovered.
New South Wales and Victoria Border Restrictions
Mark McGowan announced on Tuesday the easing of WA’s border to New South Wales and Victorian travellers.
On Tuesday 8 December at 12:01am, pending ongoing advice and provided there are no subsequent outbreaks, New South Wales and Victoria will be reclassified as ‘very low risk’ jurisdictions. A final decision on this is expected over the weekend.
Other jurisdictions currently in the ‘very low risk’ category include the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, Northern Territory and Tasmania.
SafeWA contact tracing starts
Starting tomorrow, certain businesses and venues will be required to maintain mandatory contact registers to support COVID-19 contact tracing.
To make the process as quick and easy as possible, the WA Government released SafeWA, a free app which will provide businesses with a digital COVID-19 contact register system.
Businesses or venues required to keep a contact register include:
- Food and licenced venues (restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs, taverns, nightclubs)
- Gyms, indoor sporting centres and pools
- Places of worship and funeral parlours
- Beauty and personal care services including hairdressers and barbers
- Galleries and museums
- Cinemas, theatres and other entertainment venues
- Auction houses and real estate inspections
- Community facilities, libraries and halls
- Zoos and amusement parks
- Function centres
- Accommodation facilities that already have check-in arrangements in place (i.e. hostels, hotels, large campgrounds)
A paper-based register system will also be available. To download the app, visit safewa.health.wa.gov.au.