There have been two new circumstances of coronavirus confirmed in Western Australia, certainly one of which is a crew member from the Vega Dream cargo ship docked off Port Hedland.
The opposite is a person in his 50s who has returned to Perth from Indonesia.
Well being Minister Roger Cook dinner mentioned the Vega Dream crew member underwent a Gen X check on board the vessel and that returned a constructive consequence.
He was then taken to Port Hedland Hospital and returned a constructive PCR check and stays in quarantine with no signs detected.
Mr Cook dinner confirmed one other six crew members on board the vessel have additionally returned constructive outcomes, however they continue to be on board, docked off the WA coast.
“There isn’t any threat – I repeat no threat to the Port Hedland group,” Mr Cook dinner assured the general public.
Western Australia has had a complete of 696 constructive coronavirus circumstances for the reason that pandemic started.
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