TN Dept. of Health Reports Over 820 New Cases of COVID-19 and Over 350 New Recoveries

There are over 820 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Tennessee, according to Tuesday’s data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, there are 24,375 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is 821 additional cases since Monday afternoon’s report. The death toll has risen to 381.

There have been 15,916 recoveries, 352 more since Monday. The department said it defines recoveries as people who have been confirmed to be asymptomatic by their local or regional health department and have completed their required isolation period or are at least 21 days beyond the first test confirming their illness.

A total of 1,792 people with COVID-19 have been hospitalized, but the department noted that while the number indicates the number of patients that were ever hospitalized during their illness, it does not indicate the number of patients currently hospitalized.

A total of 462,136 tests have been taken, which is 13,643 more since Monday’s report.

You can see the full report at the following link: TDH-2019-Novel-Coronavirus-Epi-and-Surveillance-June-2