However, BA5 is becoming increasingly dominant in New South Wales, and is already present in WA in small numbers. Observation will be undertaken to monitor how it interacts with our highly vaccinated population in WA.
With the mask mandate removed for airport terminals from tomorrow, it’s a timely reminder that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over for WA, and indeed is not over for the world.
Comments attributed to AMA (WA) President Dr Mark Duncan-Smith:
“If you can’t socially distance indoors, I recommend you wear a mask, especially if you are vulnerable.”
“Keep your COVID-19 vaccination status up to date with boosters when they fall due.”