06 November 2021

COVID-19 update 6 November 2021

WA Health is reporting no cases of COVID-19 in the State.

The State’s total remains at 1112. To date, 1103 people have recovered from the virus in WA.

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 237 people were swabbed at State-run clinics.*

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

COVID-19 vaccinations*

November 6 and 7 is Super Vax Weekend in WA, with new COVID-19 vaccination clinics (including participating Bunnings stores) popping up across metropolitan and regional areas. Visit https://rollup.wa.gov.au/articles/super-vax-weekend

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

Appointments are no longer required at State-run clinics in metropolitan Perth and regional areas.

Vaccination information:

Directions are being drafted to make vaccinations mandatory for most occupations and workforces in Western Australia.

Border controls

New locations have been added to Queensland Health and Northern Territory Health contact tracing site lists after locally acquired cases were recently detected. 

Effective immediately, anyone who has been at the listed venues at the specified times in Queensland or the Northern Territory will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days, get tested immediately (within 48 hours) and at day 12.

WA residents returning from Darwin, Katherine, Brisbane or Goondiwindi areas, who are experiencing any symptoms, even mild, that could be related to COVID-19, should get tested and quarantine until they return a negative test.

Anyone who has been in the general vicinity of those sites, but not in the specific timeframe, should monitor their symptoms and present for testing if unwell.

Information about border controls is available online.


To date, 174 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – including 53 Alpha strain, 15 Beta strain, one Gamma strain and 105 Delta strain. Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19.

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* Total cumulative test numbers will be reported again on Monday, 8 November 2021.

** 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.