Coronavirus Update 1 April 2020

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

Coronavirus update

As of 6pm tonight, Tasmania has confirmed two cases of coronavirus.

This brings the State’s tally to 71.

Both cases are men. One is from Southern Tasmania and one is from Northern Tasmania. One is aged in their 20s and the other is in their 70s.

Both have recently arrived in Tasmania from overseas and were already in self-quarantine.

Public Health Services is continuing to investigate two cases in the Devonport area for which a source of infection has not been identified.

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

Anyone requiring more information about coronavirus should contact the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.