“The doubling time of case numbers can also be anticipated to scale back from the present 10 days to 3-5 days,” he wrote.
“On 16 February 2022, 115 regionally acquired circumstances had been reported with 444 lively circumstances in isolation,” he wrote.
“Thirty-two colleges have been impacted by circumstances inside their workers and scholar cohorts and 81 circumstances are linked to those clusters.
“Two residential aged care amenities have additionally been impacted, with 34 workers, residents and shut contacts impacted. These circumstances at the moment are spreading past the Perth metropolitan space into the South West and Wheatbelt areas, and, extra lately, into the Pilbara.
“Whereas there was no recognized group unfold in different areas, this example may change quickly.”
Instances have since elevated to 177 reported on Thursday and 194 on Friday.
Dr Robertson additionally wrote there was an rising variety of unlinked circumstances and a rising check positivity price which had tripled since February 6 to 1.85 per cent.
“Whereas nonetheless comparatively low in comparison with different jurisdictions, who’ve charges between 10-30 per cent, the speed is indicative of accelerating transmission inside WA that’s not being picked up by testing.”
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