The Department of Health has reported one new case of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the State’s total number of confirmed cases to 546.
The new case – a female healthcare worker from Royal Perth Hospital – is self-isolating.
No patients or staff at Royal Perth have been identified as requiring quarantine and contact tracing will ensure any close contacts are notified, provided with health advice and told to self-isolate.
There are currently 26 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Perth metropolitan hospitals, five of whom are in ICU.
WA has 443 recovered cases – 50 are from the State’s regions.
To date 29,566 Western Australians have tested negative for COVID-19. Of those, 5,161 are in regional WA.
Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19 and self-isolation.