TDH: 2,225 new COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths in Tennessee – WKRN News 2

Coronavirus in Tennessee (8/1) Totals: 108,184 cases, 1,067 deaths

by: Sebastian Posey

Aug 1, 2020/ 02:01 PM CDT

/ Updated:
Aug 1, 2020/ 03:11 PM CDT


The health department reported 2,225 new cases, bringing the state to 108,184 total cases, a 2% day-to-day increase considering that Friday. Of the total cases, 106,946 are confirmed and 1,238 are probable.

Of the 108,184 cases, 53,761 are female (50%), 53,761 are male (49%), and 1,266 are pending (1%).

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN)– The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed extra cases and deaths connected to COVID-19 throughout the state on Saturday, August 1.

Out of the validated favorable cases, 67,651 have recuperated, an increase of 1,294 recoveries.

TDH also verified 7 additional deaths, bringing Tennessee approximately 1,067 overall deaths.

Tennessees seven-day brand-new cases balance increased from 2,412 to 2,484 extra cases per day.

The most current number of hospitalizations increased by 63 to 4,724. A note on the departments website states this total is an indication of the variety of clients that were ever hospitalized during their health problem and not a sign of the variety of patients presently hospitalized.

Tennessee has conducted 1,541,615 tests with 1,433,431 unfavorable results. The portion for favorable cases remained around 7%. Saturdays update added 29,391 tests to the states overall.

COVID-19 in Nashville

The highest variety of COVID-19 cases in Davidson County since the start of the pandemic remains in the Antioch zip code, according to information released Thursday by the Metro Public Health Department.

All “transpotainment” automobiles are prohibited from the streets of Nashville and Davidson County as of Friday morning, regardless of whether there is alcohol on-board, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

During Metros Coronavirus Task Force instruction on Tuesday, Mayor John Cooper announced the order closing all bars in Nashville and requiring dining establishments serving alcohol to close down by 10 p.m. daily has actually been extended through at least mid-August.

Earlier Saturday, Metro Public Health Department officials reported 21,410 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County.

Schools Moving Forward

Guv Bill Lee revealed the State of Tennessees suggestions to resume schools for the 2020-2021 school year. The guvs strategy for re-opening schools is getting slammed by some state leaders.

Lee also revealed Executive Order No. 55 would consist of Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association member schools in an exception to contact sports restrictions. He officially signed the order on Friday.

The TSSAA stated although contact practice is now permissible, guidelines and requirements for practice and competition adopted by the Board of Control at their July 22 conference are still in place for all sports and should be followed.

On Wednesday, school leaders in Davidson sent a letter to all schools in the county asking to cancel all sports and after-school activities till after Labor Day.

Tennessees COVID-19 Response

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

In June, the Tennessee Department of Health revealed changes to its format for sharing COVID-19 data. The departments total variety of cases and total deaths now include both laboratory-confirmed cases and probable cases as defined in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveillance case definitions.– Learn more about the modifications here.

” Tennessee leads the U.S. today in the portion of our COVID cases that are under the age of 18,” stated Dr. Isaac Thomsen, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Monroe Carell, Jr. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Dr. Deborah Birx consulted with Governor Lee in Nashville Monday morning. The Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force required all Tennessee counties to provide mask requireds. Numerous counties have released mask requirements around the state already.

According to a report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics on July 23, Tennessee was among 9 states where pediatric cases of COVID-19 surpass 10,000.

A variety of restaurants and merchants are likewise needing masks while visiting their shops. See a complete list of locations here.


COVID-19 in Tennessee

Tennessee has actually conducted 1,541,615 tests with 1,433,431 negative outcomes. The portion for favorable cases stayed around 7%. Saturdays update added 29,391 tests to the states total.

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

The Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force called for all Tennessee counties to provide mask mandates. A number of counties have released mask requirements around the state already.