Coronavirus update 19 April 2020

Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health, Public Health Services

Since 6pm last night, Tasmania has confirmed nine cases of coronavirus.

This brings the State’s total to 197.

All of these are from the North West.

The results of three cases became available during Saturday night.

Two are close contacts of a confirmed case.

One is a nursing home resident.

Details of the six cases that were diagnosed on Sunday 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.