Two men have been diagnosed with COVID-19 today bringing Tasmania's tally to 71, 11 of whom have recovered.
Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch said the men had recently returned to Tasmania from overseas and were in self quarantine.
"One is from Southern Tasmania and one is from Northern Tasmania," he said.
"One is aged in their 20s and the other is in their 70s."
Meanwhile in a separate incident the Public Health Service contacted tourism and hospitality businesses today after two people who travelled to Tasmania in the last month tested positive to the virus.
Dr Veitch said the people had travelled as part of an organised tour from March 12 to March 23.
"One was likely to have been infectious with coronavirus from 12 March," he said.
"The other from 19 March.
"Neither person was aware they had coronavirus while they were in Tasmania and did not present for either medical care or testing."
He said the pair visited the following locations:
- Hobart Travel Lodge (12-19 March)
- Gray Line tour bus from Hobart to Port Arthur (morning of 13 March)
- Port Arthur Historic Site and visitor centre (13 March)
- Carnarvon Bay 'Navigators' boat tour (afternoon of 13 March)
- Female Factory Site, South Hobart (morning of 14 March)
- Cascade Gardens, South Hobart (morning of 14 March)
- MONA ferry from Hobart (1.15pm, 14 March)
- MONA (1.30 to 4pm, 14 March)
- Peppermint Bay Cruise and Restaurant (15 March)
- Freycinet Marine Farm (16 March)
- Kate's Berry Farm (16 March)
- Pennicott Cruises on Bruny Island (17 March)
- Female Factory, South Hobart (18 March)
- Grape Food and Wine Bar, Salamanca (18 March)
- Launceston Leisure Inn (19-23 March)
- Bridestowe Lavender Farm (20 March)
- Pyengana Cheese Factory (20 March)
- Lease 65, St Helens (20 March)
- Batman Bridge River Cruise, run by Tamar River Cruises (21 March)
- Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre and Waldheim Chalet (22 March)
- Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm (22 March)
"Anyone who was at these locations on these days and who developed or develops respiratory symptoms in the 14 days after they were there should contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738," Dr Veitch said.
"Public Health Services is working with the tour operator to obtain more specific details about transport taken by the persons while in Tasmania and will provide this additional information as soon as it is available."
Anyone requiring more information about coronavirus should contact the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.
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