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Three new COVID-related deaths

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Tasmania's pandemic death toll has risen to 54. 

Three new COVID-related fatalities have been confirmed from the weekend in the latest figures from public health.

"These persons, whose deaths were caused or contributed to by COVID-19, were two men and one woman, aged in their 40s, 50s and 70s, one each day since Friday," Premier and Health Minister Jeremy Rockliff said.

900 new cases have been recorded, a slight increase on yesterday's daily infection number of 816. 

46 COVID-positive patients are in Tasmanian hospitals, but only 21 of those being treated specifically for virus symptoms, including two in intensive care.

Active cases statewide remain steady at 6261. 

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