Sumary of Border breacher NT COVID outbreak source:
- Aaron BunchAAPCamera IconThe NT cluster that started in Katherine has now grown to 19 cases, all Indigenous Territorians.
- She infected a man she spent two nights with in Darwin as the virus spread to two others in Katherine before authorities declared they had control of the outbreak on November 9.But that was short lived with the same strain of virus now found to be responsible for the current cluster, which has grown to 19 cases since Monday.
- No new cases were recorded on Thursday but Chief Minister Michael Gunner warned the crisis is not over.
- Health teams will concentrate on finding the missing links between the two clusters, with NT Health saying it now knows the virus was circulating in Katherine from November 4 to 13.They’ve identified 384 close contacts, with 288 contacted and isolating, and 201 returning negative tests.