Coronavirus update – 18 March 2020

18 March 2020

Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health

Important information for the public:

Tasmania has today confirmed a further three cases of coronavirus.

This brings the state’s number of confirmed cases to 10.

The cases are in Southern Tasmania.

They are a woman and two men, all aged in their 40s.

Public Health Services has commenced an investigation of each of these cases and will be identifying and contacting their close contacts so they can be placed in quarantine.

All three cases have recently travelled to Tasmania from overseas. They are not connected to any previously confirmed cases in Tasmania.