The Latest: Lockdown in Perth, Australia reaches 5 days
January 31, 2021
PERTH, AustraIia — The city of Perth has been locked down for five days after Western Australia state’s first case of local COVID-19 infection in almost 10 months.
The city of 2 million people and coastal towns to the south were locked down from Sunday night until Friday night.
This followed a security guard who worked at a Perth quarantine hotel contracting a highly contagious British variant of the virus. Overseas travelers who arrive in Perth must isolate in hotel quarantine for 14 days.
The last previous known case of someone being infected with COVID-19 within Western Australia...