Cases of coronavirus in Tennessee rise by 294 in 24 hours

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

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

Coronavirus cases across Tennessee have risen to 27,869 as of June 10, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 294 new cases since the June 9 update.

There have been 436 deaths, 1,990 cumulative hospitalizations and an estimated 18,516 recovered patients, according to the health department.

In Davidson County, there have been 6,190 reported cases. In Williamson County, there have been 654 cases.


More than 528,000 tests have been conducted statewide, according to the TDH.
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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