Tennessee coronavirus cases rise by more than 1,500 in 24 hours

Coronavirus cases in Tennessee have risen to 46,890 as of July 2, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 1,575 new cases reported since the department's last update July 1.



The daily totals also include 620 cumulative deaths, 2,775 cumulative hospitalizations and an estimated 28,938 recoveries to date.

In Davidson County, there have been at least 10,125 reported cases. Williamson County has reported 1,148 cases.

Overall, more than 838,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the TDH update, including more than 20,500 reported in the last 24 hours.



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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