Dr Julie Graham, Deputy Director of Public Health
Western Australian Health has today announced three cases of COVID 19 in the state.
The initial case was diagnosed in a security guard working in a quarantine facility with two of his household contacts also testing positive.
Public Health Services will be contacting people who have recently arrived in Tasmania from Perth to ensure they have not been in any locations visited by any of the three COVID-19 cases confirmed today.
The list of locations currently includes:
- Masjid Al Taqwa mosque at Mirrabooka on April 30 between 1.15pm and 2pm
- Coles at Prime West Northlands Shopping Centre at Balcutta on April 29 between 4.30pm and 5.15pm
- Agha Juice cafe at Joondanna on April 28 between 6.50pm and 8pm
- Smokemart in Prime West Northlands Shopping Centre at Balcutta on April 28 between 1.30pm and 3.15pm
- Northlands Fresh at Prime West Northlands Shopping Centre at Balcutta on April 28 between 1.30pm and 3.15pm
- Spudshed at Stirling on April 28 between 1.30am and 2.30am
- Swan Taxi Victoria Park on April 27 between 1.50pm and 2.45pm
More locations may be added as contract tracing continues. These can be viewed on the Western Australian Department of Health page.
If anyone in Tasmania was in any of these locations at the specified times, they are to self-isolate immediately and contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 after 8am on Sunday 2 May for further advice.
People intending to travel to Tasmania who have recently spent time in Western Australia will also be contacted and asked to check the Western Australia Health website and to immediately contact the Western Australian Coronavirus Information Helpline on 13 268 43 if they have spent time in any of those locations.
This is a developing situation, please check the list of WA locations regularly for updates.