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Tasmania records 962 new Covid-19 cases

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Coronavirus numbers have remained steady overnight.

Public Health is reporting 962 new cases today, compared to 967 yesterday and 1,076 the day before.

617 people are being monitored under the [email protected] program, with five people being helped at Community Case Management Facilities.

Hospitalisations have climbed slightly, with 28 Covid-positive patients receiving treatment for related symptoms.

One person is being cared for in the ICU.

Authorities are monitoring 6,311 active cases.

To see the latest Covid-19 Surveillance Report, click here.

AAP Image/Alan Porritt

(AAP Image/Alan Porritt)

Salamanca Markets are in full swing today, stall holders welcoming back visitors without maximum capacity limits.

Premises are no longer required to cap patron numbers to 1 person per 2 square metres.

Capacity limits for all events and settings have also been removed, there's no limitations on the number of people that can attend pubs, theatres, stadiums and festivals.

The move follows a stable seven-day average of around 1000 Covid-19 cases since the start of May.

Businesses may decide to keep density limits for the safety of staff or patrons, but will not be required to by Public Health orders.

Salamanca Market stallholder Association president Emma Hope has welcomed the move to scrap the restrictions.

"Stallholders themselves have been through tough times, being shut down and severely restrained so we’re all breathing a sigh of relief today," Ms Hope said.

Small Business Minister Madeleine Ogilvie has echoed the sentiments.

“I am thrilled that our recent announcement will see these small businesses, as well as many across our State, to get back to business," Ms Ogilvie said.

The markets will run until 3pm this afternoon.