The Tennessee Department of Health reported 2,008 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths in the state on Thursday.
The Department of Health reports a total of 839,841 total cases, 12,130 deaths, 866 currently hospitalized and 813,791 inactive/recovered patients. There have been 7,543,460 patients tested.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 740,738 people had received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccinations and 1,536,883 had received either both doses or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The state reports 3,726,966 total vaccinations. The state has vaccinated 273,255 since April 14.
On Sept. 3, the Tennessee Department of Health announced it will no longer report "recovered" cases. Instead is now reported as "Inactive/Recovered" cases. "Inactive/Recovered" cases will include cases who are 14 days or more beyond their illness onset date (or, for asymptomatic individuals, their specimen collection date) and who are not deceased.
State COVID-19 Cases By The Numbers
|Race||Number of cases||Percent|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1,138||0%|
|Black or African-American||111,015||13%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||621||0%|
|Ethnicity||Number of cases||Percent|
|Not Hispanic or Latino||574,539||68%|
|Sex||Number of cases||Percent|
State case count by age
|Age Group||Number of Cases||Number of Deaths|
The number of confirmed coronavirus diagnoses reported to the Tennessee Department of Health by county: (numbers below updated by state at 2 p.m. daily, we will update our table as soon as it becomes available)
Tennessee 14-day new case trend
Source: Tennessee Department of Health
The Tennessee Department of Health has launched a new Public Information Hotline at: 1-877-857-2945 is available from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. CT daily.
People aged 70-74 have a 40% greater risk of hospitalization because of COVID-19 than those five years younger than them, the Tennessee Department of Health commissioner said on Tuesday.