TDH: 1,961 new COVID-19 cases, 21 new deaths in Tennessee – WKRN News 2

The newest variety of hospitalizations went up by 34 to 5,847. A note on the departments website states this total is an indicator of the variety of patients that were ever hospitalized throughout their illness and not a sign of the number of patients presently hospitalized.

TDH likewise confirmed 21 extra deaths, bringing Tennessee as much as 1,366 total deaths.

Of the 133,708 cases, 64,850 are male (49%), 67,536 are female (51%), and 1,322 are pending (1%).

Tennessee has carried out 1,855,015 tests with 1,721,307 negative outcomes. The portion for positive cases stays around 7.2%. Sundays update included 27,495 tests to the states total.

Out of the validated positive cases, 92,655 have recuperated, a boost of 555 recoveries.

The health department reported 1,961 new cases, bringing the state to 133,708 overall cases, a 1% daily increase given that Saturday. Of the total cases, 131,383 are validated and 2,325 are possible.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN)– The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed extra cases and deaths related to COVID-19 across the state on Sunday, August 16.

Tennessees seven-day new cases average now sits at 1,571 extra cases per day.

COVID-19 in Nashville

Earlier Sunday, Metro Public Health Department officials reported 24,143 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County.

During his bi-weekly press conference Thursday, Mayor John Cooper revealed bars and limited-service dining establishments in Nashville and Davidson County can reopen Monday with a maximum of 25 consumers.

East Nashville House Party Investigation

2 men have been charged for their alleged functions in hosting an East Nashville houseparty participated in by numerous individuals previously this month. Videos distributed on social networks showing the party on Fern Avenue held the night of Aug. 1, billed as “The Fashion House,” where hundreds of attendees appeared crammed together, with no masks in sight.

On Friday, the dentist arrested for his role in the celebration has entered a guilty plea, his attorney stated.

Schools Moving Forward

COVID-19 & & Sports.

Recently, the Williamson County School district started the year with one of its campuses closed when it was scheduled to have trainees learning in-person.

High School Sports.

Putnam County Schools released an upgrade on August 7 regarding the very first week of school throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Director of Schools Corby King, one student at Cookeville High School today tested positive for COVID-19 and remained in close contact with other trainees. Those students have been apparently contacted and have been positioned on a 14-day quarantine.

Gov. Lee revealed Executive Order No. 55 would consist of Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association member schools in an exception to call sports constraints. He officially signed the order on July 31.

On July 28, Governor Bill Lee announced the State of Tennessees recommendations to resume schools for the 2020-2021 academic year. The guvs strategy for re-opening schools is getting slammed by some state leaders.

Coffee County Schools has actually relocated to a hybrid schedule due to an boost in active COVID-19 cases. The school board likewise announced mask requirements for all workers, visitors, and trainees beginning on August 12.

Also on Tuesday, the Department of Education released a new online dashboard to help track a schools status available in-person knowing, virtual knowing, or a hybrid..

In Davidson County, Metro Nashville Public School leaders talked about the challenges of making the safest strategies for students and instructors throughout a board conference on August 11. City will have virtual-learning through a minimum of Labor Day.

Later Tuesday, both the SEC and ACC launched declarations announcing, as of now, their plans to remain on course with their current plans for the season.

College Sports.

On Tuesday, the Big 10 and the Pac-12 ended up being the first 2 Power Five conferences to postpone fall sports.

On Monday, Rutherford County Schools revealed two employees at Christiana Middle School evaluated positive for COVID-19, and the school would shift to all distance-learning starting the first day of school, August 13 through August 21.

A day after Lees announcement, school leaders in Davidson sent out a letter to all schools in the county asking to cancel all sports and extracurricular activities up until after Labor Day.

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

On August 10, Cheatham County Central High School revealed the football team had two verified COVID-19 cases. CCCHS has actually stopped football practices for now, and are arranged to resume August 19.


COVID-19 in Tennessee.

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

Tennessee has conducted 1,855,015 tests with 1,721,307 negative results. The percentage for positive cases stays around 7.2%. Sundays update included 27,495 tests to the states total.

Putnam County Schools released an update on August 7 concerning the very first week of school throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Director of Schools Corby King, one student at Cookeville High School this week evaluated positive for COVID-19 and was in close contact with other students.