TDH reports 481 new cases of coronavirus, 4 new deaths in Tennessee

TDH reports 481 new cases of coronavirus, 4 new deaths in Tennessee
(Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Department of Health is reporting more than 480 new cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee and four additional deaths.

There are now 22,566 total cases of coronavirus, including 364 deaths and more than 1,700 hospitalizations.

More than 15,000 Tennesseans have recovered from the virus.

TDH says there have been more than 427,000 people tested across the state.

Health officials reported 4,943 confirmed coronavirus cases and 115 deaths in Shelby County -- an increase of 35 cases since the Shelby County Health Department gave an update Saturday morning.

So far, 3,442 people have recovered from the virus.

More than 71,000 people have been tested for the coronavirus across Shelby County.

Wednesday, the Shelby County Health Dept. highlighted zip codes with the highest COVID-19 case rate by 100,000 population.

Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population in Shelby County
Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population in Shelby County (Source: SCHD)

Nearly 350 residents and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at long-term care facilities in Shelby County, not including facilities with resolved outbreaks. So far, 43 people have died, including 13 at Quince Nursing and Rehab.

The Highlands of Memphis Health and Rehabilitation accounts for the majority of the cases with 66 residents and 25 staff members testing positive for the virus and five deaths.

Long-term care facilities with coronavirus outbreaks in Shelby County
Long-term care facilities with coronavirus outbreaks in Shelby County (Source: SCHD)

Other counties in the Mid-South with confirmed cases of coronavirus include:

Arkansas -- 7,013 total cases and 133 deaths

  • Crittenden -- 367 cases; 9 deaths; 239 recoveries
  • Cross -- 51 cases; 38 recoveries
  • Lee -- 19 cases; 1 death; 11 recoveries
  • Mississippi -- 75 cases; 2 deaths; 61 recoveries
  • Phillips -- 20 cases; 1 death; 8 recoveries
  • Poinsett -- 33 cases; 2 deaths; 26 recoveries
  • St. Francis -- 672 cases; 1 death; 588 recoveries

Mississippi -- 15,229 total cases and 723 deaths (state not releasing recovery data at this time)

  • Alcorn -- 17 cases; 1 death
  • Benton -- 15 cases
  • Coahoma -- 121 cases; 4 deaths
  • DeSoto -- 533 cases; 7 deaths
  • Lafayette -- 131 cases; 4 deaths
  • Marshall -- 83 cases; 3 deaths
  • Panola -- 70 cases; 3 deaths
  • Quitman -- 26 cases
  • Tate -- 89 cases; 1 death
  • Tippah -- 73 cases; 11 deaths
  • Tunica -- 54 cases; 3 deaths

Tennessee -- 22,566 total cases and 364 deaths

  • Crockett -- 16 cases; 2 deaths; 12 recoveries
  • Dyer -- 50 cases; 44 recoveries
  • Fayette -- 115 cases; 2 deaths; 88 recoveries
  • Hardeman -- 196 cases; 184 recoveries
  • Haywood -- 31 cases; 2 deaths; 25 recoveries
  • Lauderdale -- 56 cases; 1 death; 43 recoveries
  • McNairy -- 12 cases; 12 recoveries
  • Tipton -- 442 cases; 3 deaths; 392 recoveries

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