PERTH and Peel will enter a full lockdown at midnight for four days at a minimum after a third case of Covid-19 was identified this evening.
At a press conference just after 8pm the Premier Mark McGowan said the third positive case (case 1024) was a man in his 20s.*
While having dinner at Indian Ocean Brewery Co in Mindarie the man had fleeting contact while with the woman (case 1022) who contacted Covid-19 while in Sydney.
Mr McGowan said the two cases were not dining at the same table and did not know each other.
He said contract tracers were still working out where the man had been in the community.
HealthyWA is still updating the list of exposure sites, which tonight includes Surge Clarkson and Core Wealth Financial Planning in Hillarys.
Mr Gowan said would the government work out what compensation could be put in place for businesses in coming weeks.
Borders will be put up around Perth and Peel As has happened in other lockdowns.
He said if you were planning on going down south or up to Lancelin in coming days you won’t be able to.
He said it was still necessary to wear masks.
Schools and day cares to stay open – high school students required to wear masks.
- An earlier version of this story said the man was aged in his 30s but about 2pm on Tuesday, June 29 the Department of Health confirmed the man is in his 20s.