Breaking: WA Premier Mark McGowan is announcing new restrictions and lockdowns after a hotel quarantine breach.

The Premier will speak soon for details

Mask wearing is likely to be part of the restrictions.

Testing clinics across Perth are being activated right now, government agencies are being informed, reports said.

Contact tracing will be stepped up across the government and WA Police and other authorities are being told to prepare to enforce new restrictions.

Details to come.


A man who left hotel quarantine in WA and arrived in Melbourne tested positive for Covid-19 and earlier a woman and her daughter who had arrived in WA from the UK also tested positive.

In February, Perth had a 5-day lockdown after a hotel security guard tested positive from a hotel guest in quarantine.