Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 9:20 a.m.
By Marion Print
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the Collie man who yesterday returned a “very weak” positive COVID-19 result is a historic case.
The 30-year-old man who had recently returned to Collie had returned to Australia from Poland and had been quarantined for 14 days in a Melbourne hotel.
On his return to Collie, he was under the frame retested at Vic Health’s aftercare after quarantine.
It returned a very weak positive result sometimes seen in people with old, recovered infections.
In a statement, the department said the Mann does not pose a threat to the health of the population and was not included in the WA statistics as a positive case.
UPDATE: Both boys were found safe and well.
A man who fled the scene after crashing into a power pole in Mandurah was ordered to complete community service.
Rain and thunderstorms are expected across much of the state this week, including Perth, the Pilbara and Gascoyne regions, and areas in the southwest.
Police are investigating a fire in a house in South Bunbury.
The state government will donate $ 2 million in aid to aid those directly affected by the COVID-19 crisis in India.
The $ 2.5 million upgrade to the Smart Street Mall has reached its final stage.
Tenders for the new $ 14.67 million training center on the Mandurah campus of South Metropolitan TAFE are now open.
A woman was hospitalized after an accident in Hopeland.
The federal government will partially fund a second Mandurah estuary to reduce congestion and reduce travel time.