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Tennessee Department of Health reports 2,116 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 4th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 111,441 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 2,116 cases from Monday’s 109,325. There have been 1,079 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Eighteen new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 1,752 There has been twelve deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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There have been nine new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Robertson County. The total is at 1,459. There have been nineteen deaths in Robertson County due to the virus. No new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Cheatham County. The total is at 548. There has been six deaths in Cheatham County due to the virus.

Fourteen new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Dickson County. The total in Dickson County is at 609. There has been one death in Dickson County because of the virus. There have been no new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Houston County. The total in Houston County is fifty four. Eleven new cases of the virus have been reported in Benton County. The total is at 108. There has been one death in Benton County due to the virus.

There have been four new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Humphreys County. The total is at 109. There has been three deaths in Humphreys County due to the virus.

Fourteen new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Carroll County. The total in Carroll County is 244. There have been three deaths in Carroll County due to the virus.

There have been nine new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Henry County. The total is at 225. No new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Stewart County. The total of cases in Stewart County is seventy.

Another case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus has been reported in Christian County Kentucky. The total is at 476. There have been six deaths in Christian County Kentucky due to the virus.

Nashville-Davidson County now has 19,563 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 163 cases from Monday’s 19,400. There have been 205 deaths in Davidson County due to the virus.

According to John Hopkins University there are now a total of 4,738,853 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States. That is an increase of 48,449 cases in 24 hours from Monday’s 4,690,404. There have now been 156,133 deaths in the United States connected to COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is an increase of 1,071 deaths from Monday’s 155,062.

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Case Management Protocol

  • The Tennessee Department of Health will post updated COVID-19 Coronavirus cases including county of residence by 2:00pm each day at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html.
  • The TDH State Public Health Laboratory is running COVID-19 Coronavirus testing seven days a week to assist public health authorities and health care workers in identifying cases and treating individuals.
  • TDH directly oversees 89 county health departments and serves as a partner organization to the six major metropolitan jurisdictions including:  Shelby County, Madison County, Davidson County, Knox County, Hamilton County and Sullivan County.

Recommended Precautions

Tennesseans are encouraged to take routine precautions used in guarding against respiratory viruses:     

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Stay away from people who are sick

 


COVID-19 Symptoms

Most patients with confirmed COVID-19 Coronavirus infection have mild respiratory illness with fever, cough and shortness of breath. A smaller number of patients have severe symptoms requiring hospitalization.

COVID-19 Information Line

TDH has launched a Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line in partnership with the Tennessee Poison Center. The number is 877.857.2945 and is available daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm CT.

People with concerns about their health should contact their health care providers. TDH has additional information available at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated information and guidance available online at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html


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