Positive COVID-19 Case Update 17 May

NT Health

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

A 41-year-old male, who arrived on the repatriation flight from New Delhi on 15 May 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19.

He is asymptomatic and is under the care of the NT Health at the NT Centre for National Resilience.

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

  • 6950 international arrivals have undertaken quarantine at the Howard Springs Centre for National Resilience.
  • A total of 123 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported from international repatriation.

The total number of cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory is 171. All cases have been related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission

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