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COVID-19 case update

02 January 2021

Seven new positive COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Northern Territory.

A 26-year-old woman, who arrived on the repatriation flight from London on 30 December 2020, has tested positive for COVID-19.

A 36-year-old male, a 34-year-old male and a 28-year-old male and a 29-year-old female and a 31-year-old female, who arrived on a repatriation flight from Chennai, India on 1 January 2021, have all tested positive for COVID-19. A male infant who arrived on the same flight also has tested positive.

All remain in the care of the AUSMAT team at the NT Centre for National Resilience.

Since repatriation flights to the Northern Territory began on 23 October 2020:

  • 2,192 international arrivals have undertaken quarantine at the NT Centre for National Resilience
  • a total of 47 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported.

The total number of cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory is 83. All cases have been related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission.