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.
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 confirmed COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is now 25,120 as of June 4, 2020, including 401 deaths, 1,855 hospi… https://t.co/koQSMsWpuw— TN Dept. of Health (@TN Dept. of Health) 1591297210.0
The number of deaths for Tennessee has yet to break 500. Many have survived, with 16,643 recoveries from COVID-19 in the Volunteer State so far.
Many counties, including Shelby County and Davidson County, have decided to delay phase 3 of reopening due to this rise.
https://t.co/AxACqYr0JN— TN Dept. of Health (@TN Dept. of Health) 1591210805.0
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.
Free #COVID19 testing is available Monday - Friday at your local county health department, even if you don't have t… https://t.co/jpCbhFQABk— Gov. Bill Lee (@Gov. Bill Lee) 1591283929.0
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.