Coronavirus Update 13 April 2020

13 April 2020
Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health, Public Health Services

Coronavirus update

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

This brings the State’s tally to 150.

All 6 cases are from the North-west of the state.

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

Four cases are male, 2 are female; their ages range from the 20s to 70s.

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