NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Health released its COVID-19 update for Monday, April 26.
The department reported 530 new cases, putting the state at 843,059 total cases, with 697,111 confirmed and 145,948 probable. There are currently 13,137 active COVID-19 cases in the state.
TDH confirmed six additional deaths, bringing the state up to 12,152 total deaths.
Out of the total positive cases, 817,770 are listed as inactive/recovered, an increase of 799 in the last 24 hours.
Earlier in the day, the state reported 785 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19.
- Floor Bed Availability: There are 1,877 (16%) available floor beds in the state.
- ICU Bed Availability: There are 296 (15%) available ICU beds in the state.
Tennessee has processed 7,597,249 tests with 6,754,190 negative results. The percentage of positive cases remains around 11.1%.
TDH’s vaccine dashboard shows over 3.9 million vaccinations have been given out so far in Tennessee. The dashboard also shows 34.3% of the state has received at least one dose with 24.3% of people fully vaccinated.
The Metro Public Health Department announced plans to resume administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Nashville after pausing distribution. The pause in Nashville lasted 11 days as the FDA and the CDC say the Johnson & Johnson/Jansen vaccine is once again a recommended option, for those seeking a vaccine.