Coronavirus in Tennessee: 154 COVID-19 cases reported in state

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Tennessee Department of Health is releasing the number of confirmed and presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on a daily basis as new data is shared.

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According to the updated case numbers on Thursday, march 19, Tennessee has 154 cases – up from 98 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and from 73 on Tuesday.

While the state statistics show two cases for Knox County, the Knox County Health Department is adamant the second person does not live in Knox County. The person did not live here and was tested in another state, according to the county Health Department. The largest concentration of cases is in Middle Tennessee.

RELATED: Knox County Health Department: Second* coronavirus case was never in the area

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