Covid Update 25 January

NT Government

There were 517 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Northern Territory in the 24 hours to 8pm on 24 January 2022. Of these, 430 were positive cases from a Rapid Antigen Test.

This takes the number of active cases in the NT to around 3,200.

New cases recorded include:

31 cases in Galiwin’ku11 cases in Yuendumu7 cases in Amoonguna6 cases in Gunyangara (Ski Beach)5 cases in Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala1 in Wurrumiyanga15 cases in Milikapiti (12 cases were already reported yesterday afternoon, bringing the total to 21)26 cases at Batten Road Short Stay Accommodation in Darwin1 case at Palmerston Watch House1 case at Nightcliff Renal Hostel1 case in Umbakumba1 case in Bulla1 case in Pine Creek1 case in Jilkminggan1 case in Beswick1 case in Kalano6 cases from the Contour Hotel, Katherine3 cases in Mutitjulu2 cases in Areyonga3 cases in Papunya 8 cases in Ntaria3 cases in Santa Teresa1 case in Kintore2 cases in Harts Range6 cases in Docker River4 cases in Mt Liebig17 cases from town camps in the Central Australia Region23 cases at the Alice Springs Correctional Centre

There are currently 72 patients in hospital, with 10 patients requiring oxygen. There are three patients in ICU.

1,166 COVID-19 PCR tests were processed across the NT yesterday.

Public health measures

A Territory-wide indoor mask mandate remains in place.

The Territory Vaccine Pass is in effect.

Several lockouts and lockdowns are in place across the Territory to control the spread of COVID-19.

A Lockdown is in place in Milikapiti until 27 January, in Gunyangara, Utopia Homelands and Wurrumiyanga until Saturday 29 January and in Galiwin’ku until Monday 31 January.

Lockouts are in place in Alice Springs, Amoonguna, Yuendumu and Yuelamu until Sunday 30 January.

COVID-19 testing

Everyone should get tested for COVID-19 if showing symptoms. A number of NT Rapid Antigen Testing and Distribution Points here have been established.

Individuals can collect RATs for free from NT distribution centres located in Darwin, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Alice Springs and Tennant Creek.

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in our communities, it is important for everyone to follow all the health directions:

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