A 72-year-old man with coronavirus has died at the Mersey Community Hospital.
The man died this morning, bringing Tasmania's COVID-19 deaths to a total of seven.
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"Public Health Services extends its condolences to the man's family and loved ones," Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch said.
Premier Peter Gutwein said he was "deeply saddened" by the news.
"On behalf of the government, I extend my deepest condolences to the man's family, friends and loved ones," Mr Gutwein said.
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"This is another sad reminder that this disease takes lives, and we must do everything we can to contain the spread of coronavirus.
"I again ask Tasmanians to work with us, do the right thing, stay home and save lives."
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