Nearly 15,000 Tennesseans Test Positive for COVID-19

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As of Sunday Tennessee had 14,985 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the virus had claimed the lives of 243 state residents.

This, according to The Covid Tracking Project, which also reported the virus had hospitalized 1,325 Tennesseans.

Davidson and Shelby counties, meanwhile, had the first and second highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, respectively, as of Sunday, according to The Tennessee Department of Health’s website. The TDH also reported that Trousdale ranked a distant third in total number of virus cases.

As The Tennessee Star reported last week, Trousdale County got a boost from an unusual source. The Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Trousdale County had more than 1,300 cases of inmates and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 – almost all of whom were asymptomatic.

The TDH reported the following number of COVID-19 cases, per county, as of Sunday night:

• Davidson County: 3,401

• Shelby County: 3,260

• Trousdale County: 1,357

• Rutherford County: 725

• Sumner County: 698

• Bledsoe County: 604

• Williamson County: 443

• Wilson County: 300

• Knox County: 263

• Bedford County: 237

• Hamilton County: 233

• Robertson County: 218

• Putnam County: 175

• Montgomery County: 174

• Tipton County: 159

• Hardeman County: 151

• Madison County: 151

• McMinn County: 117

• Dickson County: 86

• Cumberland County: 85

• Fayette County: 79

• Blount County: 71

• Bradley County: 69

• Sevier County: 65

• Cheatham County: 63

• Washington County: 61

• Lake County: 59

• Macon County: 58

• Maury County: 55

• Gibson County: 54

• Sullivan County: 54

• Coffee County: 53

• Hickman County: 52

• Greene County: 46

• Dyer County: 41

• Loudon County: 41

• Franklin County: 40

• Anderson County: 31

• Hawkins County: 31

• Grundy County: 30

• Marion County: 29

• Monroe County: 28

• DeKalb County: 27

• Haywood County: 26

• Jefferson County: 26

• Lauderdale County: 26

• Marshall County: 24

• Smith County: 24

• Weakley County: 24

• Meigs County: 22

• Hamblen County: 21

• Lawrence County: 20

• Carroll County: 19

• Carter County: 18

• Campbell County: 17

• Cocke County: 17

• Lincoln County: 16

• Obion County: 16

• White County: 16

• Henry County: 15

• Cannon County: 13

• Perry County: 13

• Chester County: 12

• Humphreys County: 12

• Morgan County: 12

• Polk County: 12

• Warren County: 12

• McNairy County: 11

• Overton County: 11

• Scott County: 11

• Henderson County: 10

• Jackson County: 10

• Crockett County: 9

• Giles County: 9

• Hardin County: 8

• Roane County: 8

• Claiborne County: 7

• Stewart County: 7

• Benton County: 6

• Clay County: 6

• Fentress County: 6

• Grainger County: 6

• Houston County: 6

• Rhea County: 6

• Sequatchie County: 6

• Johnson County: 5

• Decatur County: 4

• Moore County: 3

• Unicoi County: 3

• Wayne County: 3

• Lewis County: 2

• Van Buren County: 2

• Pickett County: 1

• Hancock County: 0

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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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  1. Traditional Thinker

    Just proof it’s not as deadly as the flu. Stop politicizing the virus to get a libtard in the White House.

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