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Windy weather warning

Tasmanians are being warned to avoid damaged trees and downed power lines as more potentially damaging winds sweep over the state on Monday.  Westerly winds averaging up to 60 kilometres an hour are forecast for the...

Retrospective virus case added

A person who returned to Tasmania from the U-K in back March has been identified as another case of coronavirus for the state, but no longer active.  Antibodies for COVID-19 have been detected in the woman,...

Some wedding dancing allowed

Coronavirus restrictions which prevent dancing at weddings in Tasmania have been slightly adjusted. Parents, guardians, and the bridal party are allowed to dance at weddings under the new rules which came into effect at 12:01am today. "We...

"Technical errors" blamed for missing test referrals

A number of doctor requests for coronavirus testing may have been lost by the Tasmanian Department of Health. Anyone who was referred by their GP for a test on Thursday or Friday and hasn't been contacted,...

Pool and darts back, dancing still outlawed

Eight-ball and darts will be allowed to resume in Tasmanian pubs and bars from the end of next week. Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch says it is possible for the activities to resume in...