TDH reports 145 deaths, 6,762 COVID-19 cases in Tennessee



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Saturday, April 18.

The update brings the total number of positive cases in the state to 6,762. The state reported three additional deaths to bring the total up to 145.

Out of the confirmed positive cases, 3,234 have recovered.

The latest number of hospitalizations is 719. 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.

Tennessee has conducted 90,586 tests across the state with 83,824 negative cases.

Counties reporting different case totals

Related – COVID-19 cases in Tennessee: Why are agencies reporting different totals?

Metro Public Health Department officials reported 1,680 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County on Saturday morning.

Related – TN Unified-Command launching FREE COVID-19 testing sites for entire state

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