An 86-year-old woman who was being cared for at the Mersey Community Hospital has passed away bringing the state's COVID-19 death toll to 13.
The woman passed away this morning and is the 12th person from the North-West to die because of COVID-19.
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Premier Peter Gutwein extended his deepest condolences to the woman's family.
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"On behalf of the Tasmanian Government, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to the woman's family, friends and loved ones" he said.
"It is a stark reminder of the serious nature of this virus and our need to maintain strong measures to mitigate its spread."
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