13 December 2021

COVID-19 update 13 December 2021

WA Health is reporting one new case of COVID-19 overnight, a returning overseas traveller who is in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total stands at 1124. To date, 1113 people have recovered from the virus in WA. WA is monitoring two active cases in hotel quarantine.

Border controls

WA has transitioned its border arrangements with Queensland from “Very Low” risk to “Low” risk as of 12.01am today.

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*

Western Australia will embark on its Safe Transition Plan to safely ease its hard border controls in line with a 90 per cent vaccination rate from 12.01am on Saturday February 5, 2022.

Since vaccination numbers were reported on Friday, December 10, 26,782 COVID-19 vaccine doses were recorded in WA – 16,415 of these were second doses. The total includes 4401 historic COVID-19 vaccine doses*. These figures represent COVID-19 vaccinations at State-run clinics and doses given as part of the Commonwealth rollout**.

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

Testing clinics

A list of all testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website.

Mandatory vaccination information

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.