Five people on repatriation flight from Dehli test positive

Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Howard Springs.
Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Howard Springs.

Five new COVID cases have been recorded in the Northern Territory, all of which are in quarantine in Howard Springs.

All five cases arrived in Darwin on the repatriation flight from New Delhi on July 26.

They are two females aged 31 and 35, two males aged 34 and 35, and an 18 month old child. They are all displaying mild symptoms and are under the care of NT Health.

Since repatriation flights to the Northern Territory began in October last year, 10,495 international arrivals have undertaken quarantine at the Howard Springs Centre for National Resilience.

A total of 135 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported from international repatriation.

There are currently seven active cases in the Northern Territory, all of which are in Howard Springs.

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