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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,355 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 29th, 2020

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 148,681 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Saturday, August 29th, 2020. That is an increase of 1,355 cases from Friday’s 147,326. There have been 1,677 (+23) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been twelve new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,452. There has been twenty eight deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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S E V E N T Y   N I N E new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Robertson County. The total is at 1,869. There have been twenty six deaths in Robertson County due to the virus. There have been eight new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Cheatham County. The total is at 709. There has been ten deaths in Cheatham County due to the virus.

There have been no new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Dickson County. The total in Dickson County is at 904. There has been nine deaths in Dickson County because of the virus. Five new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Houston County. The total in Houston County is ninety two. There have been seven new cases of the virus reported in Benton County. The total is at 250. There has been five death in Benton County due to the virus.

Two new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Humphreys County. The total is at 167. There has been three deaths in Humphreys County due to the virus.

There have been FIFTEEN new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Carroll County. The total in Carroll County is 611. There have been eight deaths in Carroll County due to the virus.

TWELVE new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Henry County. The total is at 452. There has been five deaths in Henry County due to the virus. There have been two new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Stewart County. The total of cases in Stewart County is ninety five.

There have been TWENTY SEVEN new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Christian County Kentucky. The total is at 851. There have been ten deaths in Christian County Kentucky due to the virus.

Nashville-Davidson County now has 23,399 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 78 cases from Friday’s 23,321. There have been 255 deaths in Davidson County due to the virus.

According to John Hopkins University there are now a total of 5,938,452 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States. That is an increase of 45,673 cases in 24 hours from Friday’s 5,892,779. There have now been 182,071 deaths in the United States connected to COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is an increase of 806 deaths from Friday’s 181,265.

 


Tennessee Confirmed Cases

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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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