THS chosen not to publish number of COVID cases after two LGH wards closed

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
July 4 2022 - 8:00pm
Number of positive COVID cases that closed two LGH wards not disclosed

Two wards at the Launceston General Hospital remain closed to visitors and new patients following identification of positive COVID cases, but the Health Department has chosen not to reveal the total number of new infections.


Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at