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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,681 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, September 16th, 2020

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 171,574 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Wednesday, September 16th, 2020. That is an increase of 1,681 cases from Tuesday’s 169,893 There have been 2,074 (+48) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been THIRTY SEVEN new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,870. There has been forty one deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Thirteen new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Robertson County. The total is at 2,120. There have been thirty three (+1) deaths in Robertson County due to the virus. There have been ten new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Cheatham County. The total is at 775. There has been ten deaths in Cheatham County due to the virus.

There have been ten new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Dickson County. The total in Dickson County is at 1,148. There has been twelve deaths in Dickson County because of the virus. Three new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Houston County. The total in Houston County is 160. There have been nine new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Benton County. The total is at 323. There has been nine deaths in Benton County due to the virus.

Four new case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Humphreys County. The total is at 213. 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 781. There have been sixteen deaths in Carroll County due to the virus.

FIFTEEN new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Henry County. The total is at 576. There has been eight deaths in Henry County due to the virus. There have been four new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Stewart County. The total of cases in Stewart County is 130. There has been two deaths in Stewart County due to the virus.

There have been three new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Christian County Kentucky. The total is at 1,007. There have been fourteen deaths in Christian County Kentucky due to the virus.

Nashville-Davidson County now has 25,578 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 138 cases from Tuesday’s 25,440. There have been 284 (+1) deaths in Davidson County due to the virus.

According to John Hopkins University there are now a total of 6,610,352 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States. That is an increase of 24,589 cases in 24 hours from Tuesday’s 6,585,763. There have now been 196,349 deaths in the United States connected to COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is an increase of 1,074 deaths from Tuesday’s 195,275.

 


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 [3].
  • 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 [3]

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 [5]


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