COVID-19 Case Update 26 February

Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

One new positive COVID-19 case has been recorded in the Northern Territory in the past 24 hours.

A male infant who arrived on the repatriation flight from London on 19 February 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and is 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:

· 4606 international arrivals have undertaken quarantine at the Howard Springs Centre for National Resilience

· A total of 67 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported from international repatriation.

The total number of cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory is 106. All cases have been related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission.

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