31st December: Second positive COVID-19 case on Groote Eylandt

Notice text: 

There has been a second confirmed COVID-19 case on Groote Eylandt.

On 30th December, two GEMCO workers were flown off from Groote Eylandt to the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility in Darwin after returning positive COVID-19 tests.

Both workers are fully vaccinated and were in isolation following detection of the cases. All contacts from both the incoming plane and on site are in isolation on Groote Eylandt.

For further details, see the 2 notice attachments at the links below (one is from GEMCO, one is from the NT Government Chief Minister’s Office).


GEMCO Community FaceBook page, and NT Government Chief Minister's page

Date of notice or action: 
Friday, 31 December, 2021