Roger Cook press conference: Health Minister giving COVID-19 update in WA

The West Australian
VideoA truck driver who was in Perth for two days last week has tested positive for COVID-19 in NSW – but the coronavirus scare will not impact Saturday’s AFL grand final.

Health Minister Roger Cook is scheduled to provide a COVID-19 update at 1.45pm.

It comes as three people died and 628 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Victoria.

NSW has reported 1035 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and five deaths as double-dose vaccination coverage approaches 55 per cent.

Perth is due to host the AFL grand final on Saturday.

Watch the live stream in the video player above. The press conference is due to start at 1.45pm but is subject to change.

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