A traveller has been taken into hotel quarantine after his COVID test came back positive.
The Victorian man arrived in Hobart on Sunday from Brisbane, planning to then travel to Melbourne.
But before he could board his flight, Tasmanian Public Health was alerted by Queensland Health and told the man's test result had come back positive.
He was then taken to the Fountainside Community Case Management facility in Hobart.
Contact tracing is underway, with passengers on Virgin flight VA702 from Brisbane to Hobart, which arrived around 12.15pm, asked to isolate immediately and phone the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.
People who were in the Hobart Airport Terminal between 12.15 - 2.45pm are also asked to isolate immediately and phone the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice.
Tasmanian Public Health will also be contacting people on the flight and those who used Check In Tas when entering the airport to alert them that they need to isolate.
The case comes just over a month after a man tested positive and allegedly escaped hotel quarantine, sparking a three-day lockdown in the South of the state. It also comes a month before Tasmania plans to open its borders to mainland states.
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