TDH reports 152 deaths, 7,238 COVID-19 cases in Tennessee


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Monday, April 20.

The update brings the total number of positive cases in the state to 7,238. The state reported four additional deaths to bring the total up to 152.

Out of the confirmed positive cases, 3,575 have recovered.

The latest number of hospitalizations is 730. 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 100,689 tests across the state with 93,451 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 1,903 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County on Monday morning, a difference of 228 cases. Metro also reports 20 deaths, one more than what the state lists for the county.

In its Monday morning update, Shelby County Health Department reported 1,807 cases of COVID-19 in the county, which is 32 fewer cases than the state’s report. Shelby is also reporting 38 deaths, three more than the state.

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

COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

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


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