15 November 2021

COVID-19 update 15 November 2021

WA Health is reporting one new case of COVID-19 overnight.

The new case, a man is his 30s from overseas, is in hotel quarantine.

The State’s total stands at 1113. To date, 1103 people have recovered from the virus in WA.


WA Health has contacted 67 Western Australian travellers from Qantas flight QF1017 from Hobart to Perth at 4pm on Sunday, 14 November, arriving in Perth at 5:35pm following Hobart Airport being listed as an exposure site.

As a precaution, they have been instructed to get tested and self-quarantine for 14 days.

This is in relation to a person who travelled from Brisbane to Hobart on 14 November who returned a positive COVID-19 test. The case was potentially infectious at Hobart Airport between 12.15pm and 2.25pm.

To date, all contacts who are still in WA have had an initial test and will be monitored by WA Health. People who have recently returned from Tasmania should monitor symptoms and if they feel unwell, get tested and quarantine.

Anyone who has been to an exposure location listed on the Tasmania website (external site) should quarantine until they have been advised otherwise by Public Health.

Testing clinics

Yesterday, 98 people were swabbed at State-run clinics.

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

COVID-19 vaccinations*

A new clinic opened in Ellenbrook today.

Since vaccination numbers were reported on Friday, 12 November, 41,837 COVID-19 vaccine doses were recorded in WA – 26,353 of these were second doses. The total includes 5302 historic COVID-19 vaccine doses*. These figures represent COVID-19 vaccinations at State-run clinics and doses given as part of the Commonwealth rollout**.

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

Bookings are preferred but appointments are no longer required at State-run clinics in metropolitan Perth and regional areas.

Vaccination information:

Mandatory vaccinations apply to the following workers based on the latest public health advice. Further details are available online.

New Directions have been published:

The Directions define the workforce affected and work sites and sets deadlines for workers to provide their COVID-19 vaccination evidence.

Previously published Directions:

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

Border controls

Information about border controls is available online.


To date, 175 cases of variant strains have been detected in Western Australia – including 53 Alpha strain, 15 Beta strain, one Gamma strain and 106 Delta strain. Visit WA Health’s HealthyWA website for the latest information on COVID-19.

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** 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.