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Current State COVID-19 Cases

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The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,187 new cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths in the state in the past 24 hours on Thursday.

The Department of Health reports a total of 852,072 total cases, 12,245 deaths, 803 currently hospitalized and 828,499 inactive/recovered patients. There have been 7,697,283 patients tested.

Click here to find out your county's numbers. 

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 495,347 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccinations and 1,940,138 have received either both doses or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The state reports 4,288,322 total vaccinations. The state has vaccinated 228,722 since April 29.

Click to access Department of Health's Vaccination dashboard

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 1,155 0%
Asian 7,810 1%
Black or African-American 113,609 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 629 0%
Other/Multiracial 66,864 8%
White 539,412 63%
Pending 122,593 14%
Ethnicity Number of cases Percent
Not Hispanic or Latino 583,684 69%
Hispanic 52,129 6%
Pending 216,259 25%
Sex Number of cases Percent
Female 451,711 53%
Male 394,630 46%
Pending 5,731 1%

State case count by age

Age Group Number of Cases Number of Deaths
0-10 47,202 5
11-20 109,956 5
21-30 154,004 48
31-40 132,624 128
41-50 127,022 399
51-60 119,730 1,058
61-70 85,666 2,300
71-80 49,437 3,741
81+ 25,360 4,561
Pending 1,071 0
Updated 5/6

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.


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