COVID-19 diagnosis for US Marine in Darwin

Department of the Chief Minister

A 21-year-old US man on deployment in Darwin has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

The man has been in quarantine since his arrival in Darwin on 8 July.

Complying with the current guidelines, the man has been in quarantine on barracks in Darwin since arrival. He has had no contact with the public.

The man is now under the care of Royal Darwin Hospital in isolation.

All 32 cases of COVID-19 in the NT are related to international or interstate travel, with no cases of community transmission.

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