12 December 2021

COVID-19 update 12 December 2021

WA Health is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 overnight.

The State’s total stands at 1123. To date, 1112 people have recovered from the virus in WA. WA is monitoring two active cases in hotel quarantine.

Border controls

WA will transition its border arrangements with Queensland from “Very Low” risk to “Low” risk at 12.01am tomorrow morning (Monday 13 December).

The elevated risk level has been put in place following the escalating situation in Queensland with continuing community cases.

Information about Western Australia’s controlled border arrangements, conditions of entry and quarantine is available online. Travel to WA is currently restricted for all people intending to travel from New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.

COVID-19 vaccinations*

You can get vaccinated at various Woolworths and Aldi supermarkets today as part of the 'Summer Vax Drive' campaign. Visit Roll up for WA for locations and time.

For the latest WA vaccination figures, visit the COVID-19 Coronavirus: Vaccination dashboard (external site)**.

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 527 people were swabbed at State-run clinics.* A list of all testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website.

Mandatory vaccination information

A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for a majority of occupations and workforces in WA is being introduced in a phased approach. For more information on getting your COVID-19 vaccine, visit: https://rollup.wa.gov.au/

Answers to mandatory vaccination frequently asked questions (FAQs) are also available online.

Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19.

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** WA vaccination data for the WA COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard is sourced from the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). AIR is a national register maintained by the Australian Government that records all vaccines given to all people in Australia. WA data includes all COVID-19 vaccinations in WA, whether administered by WA Health, Australian Government providers or other providers (including GPs). WA previously reported only WA Health data. Note that the dashboard does not update until after 2pm Monday to Friday. A vaccine dashboard data interpretation guide (external site) is also available to help you.