04 July 2021

COVID-19 update 4 July 2021

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

The State’s total is now 1030.

The new case is a man in his 30s and a known, close household contact of Case 1023. He has been in self-quarantine since Monday, 28 June. There are no contacts to follow up or any new exposure sites.

This is the sixth case in Perth’s northern suburbs cluster.

A total of 398 close contacts have been identified in this community cluster and all of these have now tested negative. Of 2838* casual contacts, 2462 have tested negative so far.

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

WA Health is monitoring 10 active COVID-19 cases (including four cases in returned travellers in hotel quarantine). To date, 1011 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Testing clinics

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

Yesterday, 6190 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*.


WA Health has more than 387,000 vaccination appointments booked in the coming weeks and months and the bookings made available reflect the allocation of vaccines to the State, while ensuring there are enough vaccines for 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

All are 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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* This number is 44 lower than was reported yesterday as some contacts have now been deemed not to meet the casual contact criteria.

*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.

*Cumulative testing and daily vaccination data will be updated on Monday.