Shelby County Has the Highest Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

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As of Sunday night, Shelby County had the highest number of COVID-19 cases in all of Tennessee, with 313 confirmed cases.

This, according to statistics that members of the Tennessee Department of Health released this weekend.

Overall, Tennessee had 1,537 COVID-19 cases, the TDH website reported.

Davidson County tallied the second highest number of COVID-19 cases at 260, while Williamson County ranked third at 101 cases, according to the TDH website.

TDH officials released the following number of cases for each of the following other Tennessee counties:

• Sumner County: 93

• Rutherford County: 48

• Knox County: 38

• Hamilton County: 35

• Wilson County: 27

• Robertson County: 25

• Putnam County: 17

• Tipton County: 15

• Washington County: 14

• Montgomery County: 13

• Dickson County: 11

• Fayette County: 10

• Blount County: 9

• Cumberland County: 9

• Greene County: 9

• Bradley County: 8

• Cheatham County: 8

• Loudon County: 8

• Maury County: 8

• Sullivan County: 8

• Anderson County: 6

• Franklin County: 6

• Sevier County: 6

• Carroll County: 5

• Jefferson County: 5

• Marion County: 5

• Campbell County: 4

• Benton County: 3

• DeKalb County: 3

• Dyer County: 3

• Gibson County: 3

• Macon County: 3

• Madison County: 3

• McMinn County: 3

• Monroe County: 3

• Bledsoe County: 2

• Cannon County: 2

• Chester County: 2

• Claiborne County: 2

• Grundy County: 2

• Hamblen County: 2

• Hawkins County: 2

• Haywood County: 2

• Houston County: 2

• Johnson County: 2

• Lewis County: 2

• Overton County: 2

• Perry County: 2

• Roane County: 2

• Scott County: 2

• Bedford County: 1

• Carter County: 1

• Cocke County: 1

• Coffee County: 1

• Decatur County: 1

• Hardeman County: 1

• Hardin County: 1

• Henry County: 1

• Lincoln County: 1

• McNairy County: 1

• Meigs County: 1

• Morgan County: 1

• Obion County: 1

• Smith County: 1

• Trousdale County: 1

• Unicoi County: 1

• Union County: 1

• Weakley County: 1

• White County: 1

As The Tennessee Star reported this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday provided the strongest endorsement so far of the theory that coronavirus is likely to follow a seasonal pattern.

“I think it very well might [be seasonal],” Fauci said at a daily White House press briefing.

The infectious disease expert said that he’s started seeing cases of coronavirus pop up in the Southern hemisphere, in Africa and in other countries, as they move towards their winter season.

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Chris Butler is an investigative journalist at The Tennessee Star. Follow Chris on Facebook. Email tips to [email protected]

 

 

 

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