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Perth records positive community-transmitted coronavirus case on day one of lockdown

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The WA Health Department has confirmed a positive COVID test result has been returned from a person within the community on day one of Perth’s snap lockdown.

The person presented for a COVID-19 test yesterday as they had gone to one of the locations visited by the COVID-positive Victorian case.

Perth is in a three-day lockdown after a traveller spent five days in the community while infectious.

“The person is now working closely with the Department’s contact tracing team to determine public exposure sites,” a WA Health Department statement said.

“Even if you have not visited one of the locations, if you have symptoms, get tested and self-isolate until you get your result.

“Do not be complacent. It is imperative you always follow the public…



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