NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Wednesday, April 8.
The update brings the total number of positive cases in the state to 4,362. The state’s health department also confirmed seven additional deaths.
The latest number of hospitalizations is 449. A note on the department’s website states this total is an indication of the number of patients that were ever hospitalized during their illness and not an indication of the number of patients currently hospitalized.
Counties reporting different case totals
Metro Public Health Department officials reported 1,140 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County in their Wednesday morning release, a difference of 194 cases.
Recoveries and Negative Cases
Last week the Tennessee Department of Health began including the number of recoveries and negative cases by county and across the state. Currently, out of 4,362 confirmed positive cases, 466 have recovered.
Out of 56,618 tests across the state, 52,256 of them were negative.
COVID-19 in Tennessee
(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )
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