Coronavirus Update 5 April 2020

5 April 2020
Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health, Public Health Services

Coronavirus update

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

This brings the state’s tally to 86.

Three cases are female, one is male.

Two are from Northern Tasmania and two are from the North West. One is aged in their 40s, one is in their 60s and two are in their 70s.

One is associated with the cruise ship Ruby Princess, one is a contact of another case and two from the North West.

Further information about the cases will be released later.

The situation with coronavirus is changing regularly.

Stay up to date by visiting the Department of Health coronavirus website or the Australian Government Department of Health website at