15 July 2021

COVID-19 update 15 July 2021

WA Health has reported no new cases of COVID-19 overnight.  

The State’s total remains at 1036.

WA Health is now monitoring seven active COVID-19 cases.

One of these cases is linked to the Perth northern suburbs cluster, four are in hotel quarantine and two are in a stable condition in Perth hospitals.

All 55 casual contacts identified in Geraldton and linked to the seafarer’s case, have received a negative COVID-19 test result. Additional testing for these contacts is currently being conducted over the coming days.

To date, 1020 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 917 people were swabbed at State-run clinics.

To date there have been 1,444,307 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 175,785 were from regional WA.

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


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

Yesterday, 11,919 people received a COVID-19 vaccination – 6267 of those were second doses.

Travel advice for Victoria

Victoria transitioned to a ‘low risk’ jurisdiction yesterday (external site), following the latest health advice.

Under the low risk category, travellers who have been in Victoria or have travelled through Victoria can only enter WA subject to the following strict conditions:

  • present for a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and on day 11
  • self-quarantine for 14 days in a suitable premises
  • complete a G2G Pass declaration, stipulating they do not have any COVID-19 symptoms and which jurisdictions the traveller has been in over the previous 14 days
  • land arrivals to be met at the border checkpoint for a health screening and to have their G2G Pass declaration checked before proceeding to a self-quarantine premise.

South Australia

WA Health has issued advice for travellers who have recently returned from South Australia, after a public health alert was issued earlier this week

Anyone who has visited exposure sites (external site) in South Australia is required to be tested within 48 hours, quarantine for 14 days and get tested again at day 11.


WA Health has issued advice for travellers who have recently returned from Tasmania, after a public health alert was issued for parts of that state last week.

The Tasmanian Department of Health has released a list of sites (external site) that were visited by a person who tested positive for COVID-19 two days after they left the state and arrived in London.

While the risk to the Western Australian community is considered extremely low, anyone who has recently arrived into WA from Tasmania and has been to one of the exposure sites during the relevant times is required to get tested within 48 hours and then present for 11-day testing.

Border controls

Information about border controls (external site) is available online.


To date, 106 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – 53 Alpha strain, 15 Beta strain, one Gamma strain and 37 Delta strain.

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

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Notes: *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.