Two women escape hotel quarantine
Two women reportedly escaped from mandatory hotel quarantine after arriving in Western Australia overnight.
It is understood the two women are now in police custody, Nine reports.
BREAKING - two women have escaped from hotel quarantine after flying in to WA overnight.— Jerrie Demasi (@JerrieDemasi) August 18, 2020
Now in police custody.
The Acting Police Commissioner to update media shortly... more to come @9NewsPerth
This comes as Western Australia recorded one new COVID-19 case overnight, after a woman in her 20s returned to Perth from overseas.
She is in hotel quarantine.
The state now has a total of 647 coronavirus cases, with five of those active.
All of the active cases are Western Australians who have returned from overseas.
More to come.
Originally published as Two women escape hotel quarantine