Ministry of Health officials have this evening been advised a worker at a Perth managed isolation facility has tested positive for COVID-19 as part of routine testing.
Two of the person’s housemates have also tested positive. Ministry officials have conducted a rapid public health assessment for New Zealand, and have determined scheduled direct flights from Western Australia to New Zealand should be immediately paused while a further assessment is carried out, including a further assessment and information from Australian health officials.
Western Australian health officials have determined a number of locations of interest, which are listed on its website. Anyone who has left Perth in the past four days and arrived in New Zealand shouldRead more on health.govt.nz