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Another covid linked death

COVID testing

Tasmania has lost another life linked to covid-19 - a woman in her 80s passing away at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Today, Federal Independent MP for Clark Andrew Wilkie has tested positive on a rapid antigen test - and will remain campaigning in isolation.

Another 854 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.

44 people are being treated in hospital, 19 specifically for their symptoms.

One person is in an ICU.