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Current State COVID-19 Cases

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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.

Click here to find out your county's numbers. 


 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.

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 1,751 0%
Asian 10,123 1%
Black or African-American 164,084 14%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,065 0%
Other/Multiracial 90,301 8%
White 748,817 62%
Pending 193,427 16%
Ethnicity Number of cases Percent
Not Hispanic or Latino 785,183 65%
Hispanic or Latino 63,921 5%
Pending 360,464 30%
Sex Number of cases Percent
Female 639,373 53%
Male 560,884 46%
Pending 9,3115 1%

State case count by age

Age Group Number of Cases Number of Deaths
0-10 91,143 8
11-20 179,847 12
21-30 211,403 94
31-40 188,928 250
41-50 173,531 648
51-60 158,148 1,531
61-70 110,923 2,891
71-80 63,340 4,382
81+ 30,745 5,009
Pending 1,560 0
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.


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