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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,051 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 21st, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of Health

Nashville, TN – On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 693,687 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 1,051 cases from Tuesday’s 692,636. There have been 9,721 (+10) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

SEVENTY NINE new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is 19,661. Eighteen of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 224 deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus. There were 384 tests given with 48 positive results for an 8.9 percent positive.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

There have been TWELVE new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Robertson County. The total is 9,627. There have been 129 deaths in Robertson County due to the virus. SEVEN new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Cheatham County. The total is 4,459. There have been fifty four deaths in Cheatham County due to the virus.

FIVE new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Dickson County. The total in Dickson County is 6,740. There have been 109 deaths in Dickson County because of the virus.

There has been one new case of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Houston County. The total in Houston County is 1,086. There have been thirty three deaths in Houston County due to the virus. Three new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Benton County. The total is 1,634. There have been forty deaths in Benton County due to the virus.

FOUR new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Humphreys County. The total is 1,746. There have been twenty two deaths in Humphreys County due to the virus. There has been one new case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Carroll County. The total in Carroll County is 3,577. There have been eighty two deaths in Carroll County due to the virus.

There has been one new case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Henry County. The total is 3,126. There have been seventy five deaths in Henry County due to the virus. Two new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Stewart County. The total of cases in Stewart County is 1,319. There have been twenty eight deaths in Stewart County due to the virus.

Nashville-Davidson County now has 88,250 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 129 cases from Tuesday’s 88,121. There have been 926 (+2) deaths in Davidson County due to the virus.

THIRTY THREE new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Christian County Kentucky. The total is 6,783. There have been 103 (+1) deaths in Christian County Kentucky due to the virus.

According to John Hopkins University, there are now a total of 31,852,379 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States. That is an increase of 88,317 cases from Tuesday’s 31,764,062. There have now been 569,311 deaths in the United States connected to COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is an increase of 1,027 deaths from Tuesday’s 568,284.

 


Tennessee Confirmed Cases

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Case Management Protocol

  • The Tennessee Department of Health will post updated COVID-19 Coronavirus cases including the county of residence between 2:00pm and 5:00pm Monday through Friday 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 a 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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