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Returned traveller tests positive

05 November 2020

The child, under one year old, had tested negative for the virus on arrival at Howard Springs however has turned positive during the 14 day quarantine period (the incubation period for the virus) required on return from overseas. The child’s mother and young sibling tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

The family continues to be well and asymptomatic and remains under the care of the AUSMAT at the Centre for National Resilience.

This brings the total cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory to 40. All cases have been related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission.