Cases of coronavirus in Tennessee rise to 14,096

Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know this week. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

The number of cases of coronavirus statewide has risen to 14,096, an increase of 158 new cases since May 6, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.


That total includes 237 confirmed deaths, 1,266 cumulative hospitalizations and 6,783 recovered cases. More than 236,000 tests for coronavirus have been conducted statewide, according to the TDH.

See past updates on statewide case numbers 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.