/ 27 April 2021

Perth gets back to it

Residents of the Perth and the Peel region (aka south of the city) ended their 3-day snap lockdown at midnight. Western Oz’s Premier Mark McGowan said there were no new local coronavirus cases to report yesterday, after almost 30,000 tests were conducted since the lockdown was put in place on Friday. That was “exactly what we needed” to end the lockdown, he said, after an infectious Victorian man spent 5 days out and about after clearing hotel quarantine in Perth. So heigh-ho, it’s off to work and schools they go… Some restrictions will remain in place for 4 days from this morning, like the mandatory wearing of face masks, a 20 person limit on gatherings, and capacity limits for public venues. “We need to be cautious as we come out of lockdown as the virus could still be out there,” McGowan said.

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