Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson has revealed the State had recorded two new cases of COVID-19 at a press conference on Monday afternoon.
In a briefing on Monday afternoon, Ms Sanderson said masks will remain in Perth and the Peel region until at least Friday as the Health Minister acknowledges the new Omicron strain of COVID-19 may have arrived in the State.
WA has recorded two new cases of the virus, including one in an unvaccinated backpacker.
The 20-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman – who is vaccinated – are from the same household.
Both have been infectious in the community.
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