The Tennessee Department of Health reported 5,638 new cases of COVID-19 and 85 deaths in the state in the past 24 hours.
The Department of Health reports a total of 1,209,568 total cases, 14,825 deaths 2,957 currently hospitalized and 1,138,270 inactive/recovered patients. There have been 9,789,164 patients tested.
The Tennessee Department of Health reports 407,515 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccinations and 2,236,847 have received either both doses or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The state reports 4,782,165 total vaccinations. The state has vaccinated 129,555 since May 18.
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||1,751||0%|
|Black or African-American||164,084||14%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||1,065||0%|
|Ethnicity||Number of cases||Percent|
|Not Hispanic or Latino||785,183||65%|
|Hispanic or Latino||63,921||5%|
|Sex||Number of cases||Percent|
State case count by age
|Age Group||Number of Cases||Number of Deaths|
|Last updated: 9/24|
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)
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.