NT COVID-19 Update05 February 2022
Following the submission of further RAT results, the case number for the 24 hour reporting period to 8pm on 3 February 2022 has been amended to 1,177.
There were 546 cases recorded in the Top End Region, 151 in Central Australia, 57 in the East Arnhem region, 62 in the Big Rivers region, 30 in the Barkly region and 122 are under investigation.
There are currently 151 patients in hospital, with 22 patients requiring oxygen. There are four patients in ICU.
The number of active cases in the NT is about 7,360.
Outdoor mask mandate to lift
Territorians have shown high levels of personal responsibility and compliance with mask-wearing. While the outdoor mask mandate will lift at 6pm today, it is highly recommended that all people aged 12 years and over, continue to wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing can’t be applied. The Territory-wide indoor mask mandate remains in place.
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 NT:
- A lock-in for Ampilatwatja, Milikapiti, Galiwin’ku, Milingimbi Island and Palumpa until 2pm on Sunday 6 February and for Lajamanu until 5pm on Monday 7 February
- A Territory-wide indoor mask mandate
- The Territory Vaccine Pass
Everyone should get tested for COVID-19 if showing symptoms. A number of NT Rapid Antigen Testing and Distribution Points have been established.
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.
View information on COVID-19 symptoms and testing.