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Last updated 18 January
The safety of our passengers and staff is our key priority. We are closely monitoring what is happening with coronavirus (COVID-19) and are in close contact with the relevant health authorities and will continue to follow their advice in terms of precautions and mitigation measures.
From 6pm Monday, 17 January 2022 masks must be worn in all indoor public settings within Perth, Peel and the South West regions. The masks-wearing requirement will also apply to anyone who has been in the South West since Wednesday, 12 January 2022, when a previously reported positive COVID-19 case was infectious in the community, and has since travelled to another region.
Masks will still be required in vulnerable settings, including travelling on all Transwa services until further notice, unless you are exempt from wearing one. If you refuse to wear a mask, you may be denied travel.
Travel restrictions to remote Aboriginal communities are still in place in WA.
Western Australians are reminded to register their contact details via the SafeWA app or written contact registers and should continue to practise physical distancing where possible, maintain good personal hygiene at all times and get tested when unwell.
For latest information on the State Government's COVID-19 Pandemic response please visit COVID-19 Coronavirus: Latest updates.
What can you do
To help prevent the spread of coronavirus we are asking passengers to follow medical advice and:
- Practice social distancing - maintain space where possible
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, before and after using public transport, after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. Or clean with and alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover any coughs or sneezes with a tissue or your inner elbow, and throw your tissue in the bin afterwards.
- Keep any interaction with the drivers to a minimum.
- Check in on SafeWA wherever you go.
- Stay home if you are sick.
If you suspect you may have coronavirus symptoms or may have had close contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. For all other coronavirus enquires please call 13COVID.