Public health advice issued for Western Australians

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WA Health has identified potential exposure sites after a truck driver tested positive to COVID-19 in Victoria on 5 October.
A man walking around with a mobile in his hand on the way to get tested after visiting an impacted location for COVID-19

WA Health has identified potential exposure locations after a truck driver tested positive to COVID-19 in Victoria on Tuesday 5 October.

The truck driver, who is currently in South Australia, entered WA on Thursday 30 September and left on Sunday 3 October. The driver was potentially infectious during this time. Initial testing of his co-driver has come back negative.  

A list of exposure locations is available and will be regularly updated.

People who have visited any exposure sites at the relevant times are required to follow the corresponding health advice issued for that location.

Western Australians are encouraged to stay vigilant and get tested immediately if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and use SafeWA and mandatory contact registers to check into businesses and venues.

A list of testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website (external link).

Regional testing is available at Norseman Hospital, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Page reviewed 10 October 2021