First-ever COVID-19 death recorded in Northern Territory

Authorities reported this morning that a woman in her 70s has died with the virus.

The woman is from the Binjari community, just outside Katherine.

“This is the first death associated with COVID-19 in the Northern Territory and relates to the current outbreak of which there are 60 cases,” the NT Government said in a statement.

The territory recorded one new COVID-19 case yesterday.

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