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Tennessee Department of Health reports 2,815 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, November 20th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 306,892 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Friday, November 20th, 2020. That is an increase of 2,815 cases from Thursday’s 304,077. There have been 3,872 (+62) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

O N E   H U N D R E D   F I F T Y   O N E   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 5,956. Nineteen of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There has been eighty (+3) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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There have been   S I X T Y   T W O   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Robertson County. The total is at 3,415. There have been fifty (+1) deaths in Robertson County due to the virus. E L E V E N   new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Cheatham County. The total is at 1,432. There has been sixteen deaths in Cheatham County due to the virus.

S I X T Y   N I N E   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Dickson County. The total in Dickson County is at 2,597. There has been twenty six deaths in Dickson County because of the virus.

There have been  FIVE  new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Houston County. The total in Houston County is 563. There has been nineteen deaths in Houston County due to the virus. No new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Benton County. The total is at 718. There has been fourteen deaths in Benton County due to the virus.

E I G H T   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Humphreys County. The total is at 629. There has been seven deaths in Humphreys County due to the virus.

There have been   T W E N T Y   F I V E   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Carroll County. The total in Carroll County is 1,565. There have been thirty one (+1) deaths in Carroll County due to the virus.

T H I R T E E N   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Henry County. The total is at 1,352. There has been seventeen (+1) deaths in Henry County due to the virus. There have been   E I G H T   new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Stewart County. The total of cases in Stewart County is 535. There has been fourteen deaths in Stewart County due to the virus.

There have been   T H I R T Y  news cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Christian County Kentucky. The total is at 2,604. There have been thirty seven deaths in Christian County Kentucky due to the virus.

Nashville-Davidson County now has 39,770 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 365 cases from Thursday’s 39,405. There have been 399 (+6) deaths in Davidson County due to the virus.

According to John Hopkins University there are now a total of 11,808,698 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States. That is an increase of 188,661 cases in 24 hours from Thursday’s 11,620,037. There have now been 253,458 deaths in the United States connected to COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is an increase of 2,013 deaths from Thursday’s 251,445.

 


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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