Two Tasmanian men in their twenties have tested positive for coronavirus, after no new cases were recorded yesterday.
Both men are from the North-West of the state. Tasmania's tally of cases now sits at 207.
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Public Health acting director Scott McKeown said both new cases had been identified as close contacts of a previously confirmed case.
"A concerted effort is being made to identify any further cases of coronavirus in the North-West," Dr McKeown said.
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The two additional cases come after retail and travel restrictions on the North-West Coast were extended for a further week this morning, meaning that schools in the region will not be able to reopen until May 4.
Premier Peter Gutwein also announced this morning that a ninth Tasmanian had died from coronavirus: a 79-year-old woman from the North-West of the state.
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