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news.com.au 24 Nov, 2021 06:00 am

NT Covid news: What is happening in NT’s remote communities

NT Covid news: What is happening in NT’s remote communities
Northern Territory residents of remote Indigenous communities Binjari and nearby Rockhole are currently in a hard lockdown after nine new positive Covid-19 cases were recorded on Sunday, bringing the Territory’s cluster to 35.

Scott Morrison and Michael Gunner visit Howard Springs.NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner told reporters on Sunday morning that the “threat to lives is extreme”.NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the ‘threat to lives is extreme’.To date, 38 close contacts from these communities have been transported to Darwin’s Quarantine camp, Howard Springs.

About 20 Australian Defence Force Personnel and army trucks have been brought in to help with the transport to Howard Springs, and to bring in food parcels for residents.Even sharing concerns that the entire 200 plus residents of Binjari to already be close contacts.

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