WA’s Health Minister and its top cop are expected to reveal this afternoon whether the State will close its border with Victoria.
Today Victoria confirmed another two locally-acquired coronavirus cases, taking its total to eight.
Yesterday, a WA State Government spokesperson said health authorities were monitoring the evolving situation in Victoria closely.
Watch in the media conference in the video player above.
“Western Australia has always taken an extra cautious approach, to keep our State safe and strong, and we continue to be guided by our expert health advice,” the spokesperson said.
Health Minister Roger Cook and Police Commissioner Chris Dawson will speak at a press conference this afternoon.
The press conference is scheduled for 1.30pm but may be subject to delays.