Coronavirus Tennessee: COVID-19 cases up by 1,609 for total of 57,591


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Tennessee reported 1,609 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and the state case count went to 57,591.

The one-day increase in cases is 2.9%. The number of deaths from COVID-19 is 710, up by 25, or 3.6%, the Tennessee Department of Health reported.

Some 33,609 people have recovered from the virus. There have been 3,088 people hospitalized and 972,276 have been tested.

One-day increases in selected East Tennessee counties

  • Anderson County’s cases were up by 12, or 7.23%
  • Blount County’s cases were up by 8, or 2.94%
  • Cocke County’s cases were up by 10, or 8.62%
  • Grainger County’s cases were up by 2, or 4.17%
  • Hamblen County’s cases were up by 25, or 6.30%
  • Jefferson County’s cases were up by 9, or 6.08%
  • Knox County’s cases were up by 79, or 5.68%
  • Loudon County’s cases were up by 6, or 1.99%
  • Roane County’s cases were up 4, or 5.63%
  • Sevier County’s cases were by 6, or 0.70%
  • Union County’s cases were up by 1, or 5.26%

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