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Coronavirus updates LIVE: WA enters lockdown after new local COVID-19 case; NSW records two weeks of no community transmission – The Sydney Morning Herald

A security guard has contracted the virus in Perth prompting a swift lockdown and responses from eastern states.

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In an email to members and senators on Monday morning, health authorities reinforced that anyone who had been in the Perth metropolitan area, or the Peel and South West Regions since January 25 must immediately self-quarantine until at least February 5 and seek testing for COVID-19.
The ACT Chief Health Officer will consider exemptions from the mandatory quarantine requirements for Members of Parliament and Senators only.
Members of Parliament and Senators will be required to comply with a series…

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