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Tasmania records first COVID-19 case in more than two months – Sydney Morning Herald

A young woman who has been in hotel quarantine since returning to Tasmania from Victoria has broken Tasmania’s two-month streak of no coronavirus cases.

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Premier Peter Gutwein declared Tasmania free of active cases on June 12.
Monday’s new COVID-19 confirmation brings Tasmania’s total to 227 cases.
A Melbourne freight worker was linked to the outbreak of COVID-19 at the Crossroads Hotel, in the first clear sign the virus had broken Victorias borders.
More than 12,000 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Australia and 296 new cases were reported during the 24 hours to noon on Monday, according to Australia’s Deputy Chief Medical Offic…

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