WA records more than 3000 new daily COVID cases as 12 new local cases confirmed for Great Southern
Twelve new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Great Southern region on Wednesday as WA recorded more than 3500 new daily local cases for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
WA Heath on Wednesday confirmed there were 3594 new cases Statewide to 8pm on Tuesday, pushing the State’s active case load to 15,750.
There were 67 people with COVID-19 in hospital but none of the patients were being treated in intensive care.
The death toll during the current Omicron wave remains at three after a woman in her 40s with underlying health conditions died with the virus at the weekend.
The number of active cases in the Great Southern region was 35 on Wednesday.
As of Wednesday morning, 12 COVID-19 exposure sites across Albany, Mt Barker, Denmark, Walpole and Kojonup were listed on the Healthy WA website.
Albany tourist hotspots including Albany’s Historic Whaling Station, the Museum of the Great Southern, Six Degrees and BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park were confirmed as exposure sites on Tuesday afternoon.
The locations were visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19 at various times from Friday, March 4, to Sunday, March, 6.
The Walpole Rest Point Caravan Park and Mt Barker gift shop Lola Loves Lloyd were also listed.
People who visited these locations during the reported times are advised to monitor for symptoms unless directly advised otherwise by the Department of Health.
If symptoms develop, get tested and isolate.
GREAT SOUTHERN EXPOSURE SITES:
LOCATION: BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park, 8 Medcalf Parade, Albany
TIME: Friday, March 4, 10am to Sunday, March 6, 10am
LOCATION: Walpole Rest Point Caravan Park, 1 Rest Point Road, Walpole
TIME: Friday, March 4, 2pm to Monday, March 7, 10am
LOCATION: Museum of the Great Southern, Residency Road, Albany
TIME: Sunday, March 6, 11am to 12pm
LOCATION: Six Degrees Bar and Restaurant, 70 Stirling Terrace, Albany
TIME: Saturday, March 5, 6.15pm to 8.30pm
LOCATION: Albany’s Historic Whaling Station and Cafe, 81 Whaling Station Road, Albany
TIME: Saturday, March 5, 11am to 1.30pm
LOCATION: Lola Loves Lloyd, 37 Lowood Road, Mount Barker
TIME: Friday, March 4, 11am to 11.10am
LOCATION: Denmark Bakery, Shop 9, Fig Tree Square, 27 Strickland Street, Denmark
TIME: Sunday, February 27, 8.45am to 9.45am
LOCATION: Bartholomews Meadery, 2620 South Coast Highway, William Bay
TIME: Friday, February 25, 12.30pm to 1pm
LOCATION: Ducketts Mill Wines and Denmark Farmhouse Cheese, 1678 Scotsdale Road, Scotsdale
TIME: Friday, February 25, 12pm to 12.30pm
LOCATION: Kojonup Country Kitchen, 88 Albany Highway, Kojonup
TIME: Thursday, February 24, 2pm to 2.30pm
LOCATION: Grocery Store Cafe, 41 Lowood Road, Mt Barker
TIME: Thursday, February 24, 8am to 9am and Friday, March 4, 10.15am to 10.45am
LOCATION: Dome Cafe, 70 Albany Highway, Albany
TIME: Wednesday, February 23, 9am to 9.45am
ADVICE FOR ALL SITES: Monitor for symptoms unless directly advised otherwise by the Department of Health. If symptoms develop, get tested and isolate.
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