Two more ADF COVID-19 cases ‘overseas’

The Australian Defence Force added two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total of cases to 147.

Today’s reported cases were added to the line item ‘overseas’ – with no other details offered, as usual.

The number of Defence cases listed as ‘recovered’ remained unchanged, at 134.

In terms of ADF members deployed on Operation COVID-19 Assist…

Approximately 1549 personnel are deployed as part of Operation COVID-19 Assist

   
  • 22 ADF and Defence APS personnel are embedded in various Australian Government agencies, including the Department of Home Affairs and Services Australia.

*Note: Personnel in Joint Task Group headquarters, supporting roles, and those preparing for tasks are included in overall state-based figures but are not captured in the list of tasks.

Queensland – 367 personnel

  • 290 ADF personnel are supporting quarantine compliance management efforts, including at airports and hotels.

New South Wales – 255 personnel

  • 232 ADF personnel are supporting state police quarantine, reception and repatriation efforts at Sydney airport and hotels.

Victoria – 268 personnel

  • 208 ADF members will support quarantine compliance management in Melbourne.
  • 58 personnel are involved in headquarters and liaison staff roles.

Northern Territory – 177 personnel

  • 151 personnel are supporting Australian Federal Police and Northern Territory Police quarantine compliance management.

Western Australia – 134 personnel

  • 94 ADF personnel are involved in quarantine assistance at hotels and at the Perth Airport.

South Australia – 132 personnel

  • 112 ADF personnel are supporting South Australia Police quarantine compliance management at six Adelaide metropolitan hotels.

Tasmania – 98 personnel

  • 80 ADF personnel are involved in quarantine assistance in Hobart.

Australian Capital Territory – 5 personnel

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Posted by Brian Hartigan

Managing Editor Contact Publishing Pty Ltd PO Box 3091 Minnamurra NSW 2533 AUSTRALIA

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