TDH: 5 people in Middle Tennessee, 4 in Williamson County have coronavirus

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed Tuesday afternoon that one additional case of COVID-19 in Tennessee. This brings the state’s total number of confirmed cases to seven. Two additional cases were reported earlier Tuesday morning.

In a tweet Tuesday evening, the Tennessee Department of Health has changed their case management protocol and is confirming that the following counties have cases:

  • Davidson County: 1
  • Shelby County: 1
  • Sullivan County: 1
  • Williamson County: 4

According to the department, the two patients announced Tuesday morning are adult males from Middle Tennessee, but officials did not say at the time specifically which county they are from.

Health officials say the overall risk to the public remains low. The department is continuing to work closely with local health officials to support ongoing investigations of COVID-19.

Tuesday morning, Williamson County Schools announced they would be closed for the day after a Brentwood parent notified the district that they tested positive for the coronavirus. The parent had visited a school prior to the diagnosis.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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