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COVID-positive woman, 79, dies in Launceston General Hospital; virus a 'contributing factor', Premier says

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated January 25 2022 - 2:38am, first published January 24 2022 - 11:30pm

COVID-19 is being considered a "contributing factor" in the death of a 79-year-old woman in the Launceston General Hospital, Premier Peter Gutwein says.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010