Coronavirus Update: Tennessee Department of Health says there are 957 COVID-19 cases in state


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Tennessee has 957 cases of COVID-19, up just 22% from the 784 officially reported on Wednesday.

There have been three deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the state, according to the figures released Thursday. There have been 14,909 COVID-19 tests done in the state.

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Knox County reported 28 coronavirus cases Thursday morning, but the state figures only show 26. Of those reported by the county, five people are hospitalized with COVID-19 and six who tested positive have recovered. The total number of tests conducted is 409 for Knox County.

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The Tennessee Department of Health releases the number of confirmed and presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on a daily basis.

On Tuesday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recommended schools remain closed through April 24.

(MOBILE USERS: See day-by-day chart for Tennessee COVID-19 cases.)

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