Tennessee COVID-19 deaths nearing 12.1K

Tennessee COVID-19 deaths nearing 12.1K
Tennessee COVID-19 numbers (Source: TDH)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Department of Health reported 721 new COVID-19 cases across the state Tuesday afternoon with the addition of 15 deaths.

Data shows Tennessee’s daily positivity rate for Tuesday was 5.97%.

TDH says this brings the state’s total COVID-19 case count to 836,563 and the death toll is nearing 12,100.

There are also over 13,000 active cases statewide and 874 Tennesseans battling the COVID-19 virus in Mid-South hospitals.

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