Now it’s five

A Territory couple who disembarked from the Ruby Princess cruise ship in Sydney and flew to Darwin tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) today.


This brings the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in the NT to five in total.

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  1. Colin Saunders
    Posted March 22, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    World wide daily deaths from
    Tuberculosis 3014
    Hepatitis B 2430
    HIV/AIDS 2110
    Malaria 2002
    For which of these diseases are we checked for coming into Australia?
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 88 per day but rising.
    How rife is Hepatitis B in Alice Springs?

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  2. Psuedo Guru
    Posted March 22, 2020 at 11:26 am

    Stay healthy – we must beat this virus.

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  3. Evelyne Roullet
    Posted March 22, 2020 at 11:09 am

    I agree with you Hal, but all authorities should be charged.
    “Australians have been advised against all non-essential travel within the country, in addition to being told not to travel overseas.”
    To me it looks like a farce: talk but no action.
    I have a friend who came back from France two days ago: France – Noosa without out any control whatsoever. She put herself in isolation.

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  4. Hal Duell
    Posted March 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

    And has anyone suggested that the New South Wales health minister Brad Hazzard should be charged with criminal negligence for allowing those 2700 passengers to disembark without being tested for the virus?

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