Northern Territory Covid: Aboriginal baby boy from escapee quarantine facility ...

Northern Territory Covid: Aboriginal baby boy from escapee quarantine facility ...
Northern Territory Covid: Aboriginal baby boy from escapee quarantine facility ...
Baby boy from Aboriginal community is latest case of Covid in the Northern Territory as he tests positive at the same quarantine facility where three teens escaped from An Aboriginal baby boy tested positive to Covid and is being tested for Omicron   Baby is from Binjari and was in the same facility three teenagers escaped from Town is now 81 per cent double vaccinated as wastewater points to more cases 

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The Northern Territory has detected one new COVID-19 infection after an infant from an Aboriginal community was diagnosed with the virus.

Two flight crew quarantined at The Centre for National Resilience in Howard Springs after arriving on a Qantas flight from London have also tested positive.

Genomic sequencing is underway to determine whether they have the Omicron variant of the virus.

An baby boy has tested positive for Covid in Binjari bringing the current outbreak (pictured) to 59 cases

An baby boy has tested positive for Covid in Binjari bringing the current outbreak (pictured) to 59 cases

The infant from Binjari, 330km south of Darwin, is also in the Howard Springs quarantine facility.

The case brings the current cluster of cases to 59, as wastewater testing reveals more virus traces in Katherine, 320km south of Darwin.

The town's double-dose vaccination rate reached 81 per cent on Wednesday but Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the existing lockout would continue while the positive results were investigated.

The baby was in the same quarantine facility three teenagers escaped from on Wednesday

The baby was in the same quarantine facility three teenagers escaped from on Wednesday

A lockout in Robinson River, 1000km southeast of Darwin, will end at 6pm local time after several rounds of testing returned

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