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Positive COVID-19 Case Update

23 April 2021

13 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Northern Territory in the past 24 hours.

Three males, aged three, 38 and 51, and two females aged one and 19 who arrived on the repatriation flight from Chennai on 15 April 2021 have tested positive for COVID-19.

The three and 38-year-old males are asymptomatic, while 51-year-old male, the one and 19-year-old females are displaying mild symptoms.

Five males, two aged 33 and an 11, 37 and 52-year-old, and three females aged 32, 34 and 62 who arrived on the repatriation flights from New Delhi on 17 April 2021 have tested positive for COVID-19.

The 34 and 52-year-old females are asymptomatic, while the two 33-year-old males, the 11, 37 and 52-year-old males, and 32-year-old female is displaying mild symptoms.

All 13 cases are under 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:

  • 6668 international arrivals have undertaken quarantine at the Howard Springs Centre for National Resilience.
  • A total of 109 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported from international repatriation.

The total number of cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory is 150. All cases have been related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission.