Tennessee coronavirus cases rise by over 2,400 in 24 hours, marking the largest single-day increase in cases to date

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

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

Cases of the coronavirus in Tennessee have risen to 55,986 as of July 8, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.


This marks an increase of 2,472 new cases reported since the department's last update July 7, the largest single-day increase in cases since the TDH began tracking in early March.

The daily totals also include 685 cumulative deaths, 3,025 cumulative hospitalizations and an estimated 32,736 recoveries to date.


In Davidson County, there have been at least 12,234 reported cases. Williamson County has reported 1,515 cases.

Overall, more than 950,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the TDH update, including more than 29,700 reported in the last 24 hours. This number is higher in comparison to July 6 and July 7, which saw more than 8,000 and 16,000 tests per day, respectively.