Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by 360 in 24 hours

Here is today's coronavirus update for Davidson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here is today's coronavirus update for Davidson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here is today's coronavirus update for Davidson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 15,432 as of July 17, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 360 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update July 16.


There are now 5,581 active coronavirus cases in the county, an increase of 18 in the last 24 hours. Four people have died of the coronavirus in Davidson County since the last update July 16.

Statewide, there have been 73,819 total cases, an increase of 2,279 in the last 24 hours. There have been 815 cumulative deaths and an estimated 42,734 recoveries to date. Nineteen people have died of the virus in Tennessee since the July 16 update.

Overall, more than 1.14 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the TDH update, including nearly 27,000 reported in the last 24 hours.


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