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Tasmanian Minister tests positive for COVID-19

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The State Government has confirmed Primary Industries and Water Minister Guy Barnett has tested positive to COVID-19.

The Lyons MP tested positive for the virus on Saturday and is experiencing mild symptoms.

Barnett has been on leave for the past week and has not been involved in meetings with staff or stakeholders during this time.

"My Ministerial duties had already been allocated to another Minister and this will continue to be the case whilst I remain on leave," Mr Barnett said.