TDH: 4,634 COVID-19 cases, 94 deaths in Tennessee


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Thursday, April 9.

The update brings the total number of positive cases in the state to 4,634. The state’s health department also confirmed 15 additional deaths.

The latest number of hospitalizations is 505. 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.

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Counties reporting different case totals

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Metro Public Health Department officials reported 1,231 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County Thursday morning, though the department was not able to release all their updated data due to a technical problem with the reporting system.

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 4,634 confirmed positive cases, 921 have recovered.

Out of 59,849 tests across the state, 55,215 of them were negative.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST for every county other than Davidson. Information for Davidson comes from the Metro Public Health Department.)

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