GP exam candidates likely to be freed from Perth lockdown

The RACGP expects exemption notices to be issued so the 69 candidates can sit the KFP exam on Friday

Some 69 GP registrars are likely to be freed from the Perth COVID-19 lockdown so they can sit their KFP fellowship exam tomorrow.

The candidates have been in limbo since Sunday when the city went into a five-day lockdown because a hotel quarantine security guard tested positive to the virus. 

The lockdown, which affects two million people, is due to end a few hours after the KFP finishes.

But the RACGP says it has been told exemption notices will be issued by the WA chief