The Department of Health has today reported a single new case of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the State’s total to 545.
The Goldfields case is the contact of an existing confirmed case.
As with all new confirmed cases, contact tracing is underway to ensure close contacts are notified and self-isolating.
There are currently 28 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Perth metropolitan hospitals, six of whom are in ICU.
To date, 28,343 Western Australians have tested negative for COVID-19.
WA has 426 recovered cases, 48 of them from regional WA.
Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19 and self-isolation.