Additional coronavirus update – 24 March 2020

24 March 2020

Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health

Further information can be made public regarding the eight coronavirus cases confirmed in Tasmania today

Six of the cases had recently been aboard cruise ships that arrived interstate.

The remaining two had recently travelled to Tasmania from overseas.

There remains no evidence of community transmission in Tasmania.

A further update will be provided tomorrow.

The situation with coronavirus is changing regularly. People can stay up to date by visiting the Tasmanian Department of Health coronavirus website at or the Australian Government Department of Health website

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