Tasmania records four more Covid linked deaths

August 7, 2022 10:55 pm in by

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Tasmania has recorded four more COVID linked deaths in the past 24 hours.

A man and a women in their 80s in the North-West, a man in his 70s in the North, and a man in his 60s in the South of the State have all passed away.

Their deaths take the state’s toll to 156 since the pandemic began.

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Premier Jeremy Rockliff has expressed his condolences to their families, friends, and loved ones.

Public Health is reporting 527 new infections in the past 24 hours.

83 Covid-positive people are in hospital, 24 of those patients are being treated specifically for symptoms.

One people are being cared for in the ICU.

415 people are using the COVID@Homeplus program.

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Active case figures have dropped from 4,742 to 4,604 over the past day, with more than 236,000 Tasmanians recovering from Covid-19.

2,492 of those cases can be found in Tasmania’s South, with over 2,000 spread across the North and North West.

Public Health has strongly recommended wearing a mask in all indoor public places and on public transport, and in other settings, if you can’t physically distance.

Masks must still be worn in all our public hospitals.