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Carl Williams’ daughter Dhakota reveals she’s tested positive for COVID-19

Carl Williams’ daughter Dhakota tests positive for Covid-19 and reveals she has lost her sense of taste and smell


Dhakota Williams, the daughter of slain gangland figure Carl Williams, has tested positive for Covid-19.

The 20-year-old confirmed her diagnosis on Instagram, telling her 36,000 followers she had lost her sense of taste and smell.

‘Day four of Covid. I cannot taste or smell anything and I hate it so much!’ she wrote.

Positive result: Dhakota Williams (pictured), the daughter of slain gangland figure Carl Williams, has tested positive for Covid-19

‘Does anyone have tips on how to get my sense of smell and taste back?’ she asked.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Dhakota for comment.

Fatigue is one of the most commonly reported symptoms of coronavirus, followed by a headache and a cough.

A high temperature, continuous coughing and loss of taste and smell are also symptoms of the virus.

Unwell: The 20-year-old confirmed her diagnosis on Instagram (pictured), telling her 36,000 followers she had lost her sense of taste and smell

Unwell: The 20-year-old confirmed her diagnosis on Instagram (pictured), telling her 36,000 followers she had lost her sense of taste and smell

Dhakota was nine years old when her father, drug kingpin Carl Williams, was bludgeoned to death at Barwon Prison by fellow inmate Matthew Charles Johnson in 2010.

Williams was a key figure in Melbourne’s infamous gangland war, which claimed the lives of 36 criminal figures between 1998 and 2010.

He was jailed for 35 years in 2007 for ordering the murders of three rivals, and more time for conspiring to kill a fourth.

Tips: 'Does anyone have tips on how to get my sense of smell and taste back?' Dhakota asked

Tips: ‘Does anyone have tips on how to get my sense of smell and taste back?’ Dhakota asked

His death in 2010 followed an investigation revealing Victoria Police was paying $8,000 per year for his daughter’s school fees.

It was later revealed Carl was an informant and had given information regarding a handful of unsolved murder investigations.

Carl wrote several long letters to his wife and others from jail in the months before he was murdered, which have since been made into a book titled Life Sentence. 

Notorious: Dhakota was nine years old when her father, drug kingpin Carl Williams, was bludgeoned to death at Barwon Prison by fellow inmate Matthew Charles Johnson in 2010

Notorious: Dhakota was nine years old when her father, drug kingpin Carl Williams, was bludgeoned to death at Barwon Prison by fellow inmate Matthew Charles Johnson in 2010 

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