“We make no apology for the measures we put in place to keep West Australians safe”
WA Health Minister Roger Cook says although ‘frustrating’ and ‘distressing’ for travelers the State Government stands by its response to South Austarlia’s COVID-19 outbreak.
Travellers heading to WA from South Australia will have to self-quarantine effective immediately after the outbreak.
It is the first time in three months that South Australia recorded locally acquired coronavirus cases.
One of those who tested positive works in the state’s hotel quarantine system and the discovery has prompted authorities to require mandatory COVID-19 testing of all staff working in SA’s quarantine hotels.
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