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NT COVID-19 update

07 January 2022

There were 412 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Northern Territory up until 8pm on 6 January 2022.

Data includes positive cases from a Rapid Antigen Test that have been reported to NT Health.

Of the 412 COVID-19 cases reported:

  • 70 cases are community transmission
  • 71 cases are interstate arrivals
  • 0 cases are from overseas arrivals
  • 80 cases are close contacts of known cases
  • 191 cases are under investigation

There are currently 19 patients in hospital, with 15 classified as acute hospital admissions including two in ICU.

More than 2810 COVID-19 tests were processed across the NT yesterday.

Public Health Measures

To slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community and reduce the rate of transmission, the following public health measures are in place across the Northern Territory:

  • A Territory-wide lockout until noon on Monday, 10 January 2022
  • A Territory-wide indoor mask mandate
  • Only residents and essential workers may enter excluded communities in the Northern Territory, and must have a negative Rapid Antigen Test on the day of entry

COVID-19 Testing

Everyone should get tested for COVID-19 if showing symptoms such as a cough, fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches, change in taste or smell and a sore throat.

COVID-19 testing sites are open in Nhulunbuy, Katherine, Darwin, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. Testing is also available at NT Health clinics in remote communities.

To arrange a COVID-19 test please book online or contact the COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 490 484.

The latest public exposure sites in the NT are listed on the COVID-19 website.

It is critical all people check-in using The Territory Check In app everywhere, every time, no matter how long you are there for.

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in our communities, it is important for everyone to follow all the health directions.

  • Book your COVID-19  vaccine
  • Check in using The Territory Check In App every time, everywhere
  • If you have symptoms, stay away from others and get tested for COVID-19
  • Wash your hands with soap and water and use hand sanitiser regularly
  • Do not go to work if you feel sick
  • Maintain a physical distance of 1.5 metres where possible.