Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 175

August 20, 2022 10:17 pm in by

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The risk of Coronavirus in the community is moderate as case numbers drop once more.

323 new infections have been recorded in the past 24 hours, compared to 402 yesterday.

56 Covid-positive people are in hospital, 18 of those patients receiving treatment for symptoms.

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Three people are being cared for in the ICU.

318 locals are using the COVID@Homeplus program.

Public Health is monitoring 2,534 active cases across the state.

1,298 of those cases can be found in the South.

Sadly, another Tasmanian has passed away from COVID-19.

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A woman in her 70’s has passed away in the state’s South.

Their death takes the state’s toll to 175 since the pandemic began.