COVID-19 is caused by a type of coronavirus called severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Read more about COVID-19 on the World Health Organisation website.
Vaccination and COVID-safe behaviours are the best protection against COVID-19.
Symptoms and testing
Widespread testing of people across the community is vital to detect and manage any new cases of COVID-19.
Care if you have COVID-19
The care you need will be available if you receive a positive COVID-19 result.
Read about the care options available in Tasmania.