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Launceston woman fined for COVID lie


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A 39 year old Launceston woman has been fined $1557 after providing false information on her interstate travel.

The woman arrived in Launceston on September 22 - her Tas E Travel application said she had only spent time in Queensland.

Police enquiries revealed she had also spent time in Victoria prior to her arrival - which is high risk.

The woman has been directed into home quarantine and is undergoing COVID testing.