Tennessee Coronavirus: 1,202 new COVID-19 cases push total to 123,914

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Nearly 18,000 new cases so far in August for state

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee reached 123,914 on Monday, a 0.98% increase from Sunday. There were 1,202 new cases reported by the Tennessee Department of Health.

Deaths rose by 10, an 0.82% increase from Sunday for a total of 1,233. Knox County reported one new death in its Monday report. and has averaged a death a day in August.

There have been 5,339 hospitalizations and 83,170 recoveries. Some 1,726,090 tests have been administered in Tennessee.

Ten days into August, Tennessee has seen cases grow by 17,955, or 16.95%. Deaths are up so far in August by 173, a 16.32% increase.

There has benn a lot of speculation about the fall college football season. The lack of a fall football seasson would be a big punch to the economy in Knoxville President Donald Trump has waded into the debated.

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