07 July 2021

COVID-19 update 7 July 2021

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

The State’s total remains at 1,033.

WA Health is monitoring six COVID-19 cases, linked to the Perth northern suburbs cluster and five among returned travellers in hotel quarantine in addition to the seafarer, who transferred from the MV Emerald Indah vessel on Monday. He remains quarantined in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and is in a stable condition.

WA Health continues to receive twice daily temperature logs and health updates on the MV Emerald Indah crew members as part our ongoing risk assessment.

The crew have returned normal temperatures this morning and all are well.

All close and casual contacts identified in the community have so far tested negative.

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

In Western Australia, 1,012 people have recovered from COVID-19.


Yesterday, 12,680 people received a COVID-19 vaccination – 4,555 of those were second doses.

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

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 5,727 people were swabbed.

To date there have been 1,393,390 COVID-19 tests performed in WA. Of those, 170,269 were from regional WA.

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

Border controls

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


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. 

*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 2.00pm Monday to Friday. A vaccine dashboard data interpretation guide (external site) is also available to help you.