Tennessee Has Officially Hit 25,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
Phase 3 of reopening has been put on hold for some counties, too.
Tennessee coronavirus cases are still steadily rising as the weather warms up. New cases are reported daily, but the state's department of health has been keeping track of all the details to help keep the public in the loop.
5,359 tests done yesterday.25,000 COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, June 4. This comes after more than 476,000 tests have been administered across the state, with
The Tennessee Department of Health has been updating its graphs daily, breaking down current COVID-19 trends with visual aids. They include different viewing options such as total daily cases and numbers by county.
On Thursday, June 4, 298 new cases of the virus were confirmed. Just two days before, on June 2, the state saw 821 new cases. Tennessee's highest number of positive results came through on May 1 at 1,156.
The Tennessee Department of Health has reported that in total, there have now been 25,120 COVID-19 confirmations, 401 deaths, and 1,855 hospitalizations.
The number of deaths for Tennessee has yet to break 500. Many have survived, with 16,643 recoveries fromso far.
Many counties, including Shelby County and Davidson County, have decided to delay phase 3 of reopening due to this rise.
Shelby County and Memphis have had the highest number of cases at 5,546 with 3,723 of those who have recovered.
Davidson County and Nashville have the second-highest number of cases at 5,516 and 3,759 recoveries.
There are many spots around the state to get tested for COVID-19, with some even offering the tests for free. Governor Bill Lee of Memphis encourages those in doubt to get tested, even if they don't show symptoms.
The Tennessee Department of Health's website has a map showing testing locations across the state to help you find one closest to you.