Coronavirus Update 12 April 2020

12 April 2020
Dr Scott McKeown, Acting Director of Public Health, Public Health Services

Coronavirus update

Since 6:00 pm last night, Tasmania has confirmed 11 cases of coronavirus.

This brings the State’s tally to 144.

All of the cases are from the North West.

Eight of the cases are health care workers. One case is an inpatient, and two cases are close contacts of previously confirmed cases.

Further details will be provided later.

The situation with coronavirus is changing regularly. People can stay up to date by visiting the Department of Health coronavirus website www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au or the Australian Government Department of Health website at www.health.gov.au