30th December: Positive COVID-19 case on Groote Eylandt

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On Wednesday 29th December a GEMCO worker on Groote Eylandt tested positive for COVID-19. The worker arrived by plane from Cairns on Tuesday 28th December. The worker had followed NT Border Entry and GEMCO COVID requirements.

The worker has been flown to Howard Springs, and close contacts have been isolated.

On Thursday 30th December, Gemco has mandated all its workers to wear masks when in indoor workplaces, vehicles etc..

For further details, see the notice attachment


NT Government Chief Minister's Office, and Vinje Randall GEMCO External Affairs

Date of notice or action: 
Wednesday, 29 December, 2021