Perth infections surge as Wheatbelt cases rise more slowly

PERTH COVID-19 infections increased by 15 per cent last month while new Wheatbelt cases continued to rise at a much slower rate.

Several Toodyay residents reported falling ill in November – some worse than others – but weekly infections across the Wheatbelt increased by only one to 147 new cases in the seven days ending November 20.

WA Health Department figures showed that Perth case numbers rose by 1111 to 9490 – a 15 per cent increase over the same period.

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