The Premier has announced that restrictions have been introduced for Perth and Peel effective 12:00pm today for a minimum three day period following the detection of a community case of COVID-19. 

These restrictions include: 
  • Mandatory mask wearing indoors, on public transport, and outdoors where physical distancing is not possible. Primary school students and those who are exempt are not required to wear masks;
  • Public events that cannot be restricted to 150 people will be cancelled or played without spectators today including the Chicken and Beer Festival and West Coast Eagles vs Western Bulldogs AFL match at Optus Stadium - the match will proceed but without spectators;
  • 30-person limit in all homes for private gatherings;
  • Hospitality, entertainment venues (including casino and nightclubs), beauty/hairdressers, recreation centres (including gyms, pilates, yoga, dance and swimming pools) and places of worship can remain open but must comply with the two square metre rule, with a maximum of 150 patrons;
  • Community sport is permitted;
  • Weddings and funerals can also proceed but will be limited to a maximum of 150 attendees;
  • Hospitals will have a maximum of four personal visitors permitted per patient per day - masks will be mandatory for staff and visitors; and
  • Anyone who enters a regional area from the Perth-Peel region is required to wear a mask as per requirements in Perth-Peel, and travel should be minimised. Travel to remote Aboriginal communities will be restricted. 
 
Further information on the restrictions and locations visited by confirmed cases can be found here.
 
This is an evolving situation and WALGA will provide further updates throughout the week, including information on the Transport and Roads Forum scheduled for Thursday, 1 July. 

For more information visit the WA Government website or email the COVID-19 Response Team.