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Two more COVID-19 cases in Darwin

31 March 2020

Another two Territorians who recently returned from overseas have been diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) this afternoon.

The Darwin residents, aged in their late 20s, had been in self-quarantine since returning to Darwin and are now in Royal Darwin Hospital.

The first man flew from Sydney to Darwin on flight VA1351 on Friday 20 March 2020.

The second man travelled on flight QF838 from Melbourne to Darwin on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

NT Public Health will contact travellers on those flights who had been seated close to the men.

There have now been 19 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in the Northern Territory, including 17 Territorians.

All cases were acquired overseas.