Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by 179 in 24 hours

Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 16,223 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 16,223 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 16,223 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 16,223 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 179 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update July 19.


There are now 5,783 active coronavirus cases in the county, a decrease of 113 in the last 24 hours.

Statewide, there have been 79,754 total cases, an increase of 1,639 in the last 24 hours. There have been 847 cumulative deaths and an estimated 45,794 recoveries to date. Four people have died of the virus in Tennessee since the July 19 update.

Overall, more than 1.21 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the TDH update, including more than 17,800 reported in the last 24 hours.


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