Coronavirus cases in Tennessee up by more than 700 June 15 following weekend spike in new cases

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Cases of the coronavirus in Tennessee have risen to 31,160 as of June 15, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 728 new cases reported since the department's last update June 14. Over the weekend, the TDH reported more than 1,300 new cases, including 891 cases reported June 14 and 415 new cases reported June 13.

The state has also started reporting probable cases in its daily totals. As of June 15, the state had 209 probable cases.


The daily totals also include 483 deaths, 2,106 cumulative hospitalizations and an estimated 20,062 recoveries.

In Davidson County, there have been at least 6,818 reported cases. Williamson County has 703 cases.

Overall, more than 629,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the update. Residents can find testing sites and assessment centers here.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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