Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by more than 160 in 24 hours; state surpasses 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

There are now 4,929 active coronavirus cases in Davidson County. (Community Impact staff)
There are now 4,929 active coronavirus cases in Davidson County. (Community Impact staff)

There are now 4,929 active coronavirus cases in Davidson County. (Community Impact staff)

Cases of coronavirus in Davidson County have risen to 18,545 as of July 29, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 168 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update July 28.


There are now 4,929 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 260 since yesterday.

Statewide, there are 100,822 total cases, 1,020 cumulative deaths and an estimated 62,129 recoveries to date. Twenty-one people have died of the virus in Tennessee since yesterday’s update.

Overall, more than 1.45 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted, according to the TDH update, including more than 19,600 reported in the last 24 hours.


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