A Tasmanian woman, who was aboard the Ruby Princess cruise ship, has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Sydney and a second passenger has been admitted to hospital in Tasmania with respiratory symptoms.
The woman was one of four confirmed cases among passengers and crew who disembarked the cruise ship on Thursday in Sydney.
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Tasmania's Director of Public Health Mark Veitch said the woman remains in Sydney and was being managed by New South Wales Health.
However another passenger who was on board the ship has been admitted to hospital in Tasmania with respiratory symptoms and will be tested for coronavirus infection.
It's unknown if the passenger is being tested in the north or south of the state.
Dr Veitch said they had been advised there were 54 Tasmanians on board the vessel and NSW Health was contacting all passengers.
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"Passengers will be will reminded of their requirement, as returned overseas travellers, to remain in self-quarantine for 14 days after they reach their home destination," he said.
"Passengers still in Sydney who have symptoms should not board domestic flights and should follow the advice provided to them by New South Wales Health."