Jul 5 2020
06:33 am

Largest weekly jump in coronavirus cases so far.

From reports dated as of July 4, 2020.
There has been a steady increase in coronavirus (covid-19) cases in Tennessee.

According to the TN Dept. of Health, 50,140 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in TN and 637 have died from it..
That is an additional 9,968 cases in one week and an additional 53 reported deaths.
That is nearly double the highest weekly increase in coronavirus cases.

Every day this week there were record numbers of newly detected coronavirus cases in Tennessee, as compared to any previous weeks..

878,230 residents have been tested.
That is an additional 130,001 tests in the past week.
67,153 more tests were given in the last week as compared to the week before.

Hospitalizations are up. From June 25 to July 2 (7 days) the number of patients hospitalized for the coronavirus has increased by 161 from 499 to 660.

5.7% of TN residents tested for the coronavirus have tested positive for the coronavirus.
12.7% of the 6.89 million people estimated to live in TN have been tested for the coronavirus.

Be careful out there.

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