Tassie toll hits 10 as man, 90, dies

Sunday Territorian - - NEWS -

A 90-YEAR-OLD man has be­come the 10th per­son to die from coro­n­avirus in Tas­ma­nia.

The man, who was from the state’s north­west, died at the Mersey Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal in La­trobe on Fri­day.

His death takes the na­tional COVID-19 toll to 80.

“On be­half of the Tas­ma­nian Govern­ment I would like to ex­tend my heart­felt sym­pa­thies to (his) fam­ily, friends and loved ones,” Premier Peter Gutwein said yes­ter­day.

“To the north­west com­mu­nity, which I know to be a tight-knit com­mu­nity, my thoughts are with you all.”

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