02 July 2021

COVID-19 update 2 July 2021

WA Health has reported one new local case of COVID-19 overnight.

The State’s total is now 1029.

The new case is a woman in her 20s and a known, close household contact of Case 1024. She has been in self-quarantine since Wednesday, 28 June. There are no contacts to follow up.

This is the fifth case in Perth’s northern suburbs cluster. A total of 383 close contacts have been identified in this community cluster, of which 356 have tested negative so far. Of 2848 casual contacts, 1724 have tested negative so far.

Contact tracing continues with initial public exposure sites available on the HealthyWA website.

WA Health is monitoring nine active COVID-19 cases ­(including four cases in returned travellers in hotel quarantine). To date, 1011 people have recovered from the virus in WA.


Yesterday, there were 1,233,264 check-ins on the SafeWA app.

Testing clinics

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

Yesterday, 10,974 people were swabbed.

To date there have been 1,359,242 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 167,511 were from regional WA.


Yesterday, 11,286 people received a COVID-19 vaccination – 5099 of those were second doses.

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

New South Wales and Queensland

NSW and Queensland are now both assessed as medium risk. Anyone who has arrived into WA from these states are required to get tested immediately (within 48 hours of arrival), self-quarantine for 14 days, and have another test on day 11 of their quarantine period.

They should continue to monitor updated exposure sites on the Queensland Health and NSW Health websites.

Victoria, ACT and Northern Territory

Victoria is assessed as a low-risk location.

South Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand

All are assessed as very low risk.


To date, 105 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – 53 Alpha strain, 15 Beta strain, one Gamma strain and 36 Delta strain.

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

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*Note: 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 is also available to help you.