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NASHVILLE (October 11) — The Tennessee Department of Health released the following data concerning Carroll, Henry and Weakley counties for October 11, 2020 as it relates to COVID-19.
In this week’s issue of The Banner are the obituaries of at least three area citizens who died of COVID-19 exposure. The obituaries do not list the cause of death, however, The Banner was alerted the three died from the disease. Last week’s Banner had at least one. Steve Forester died from the virus last week. Forester’s obituary was featured on CNN and in the Washington Post because it was randomly selected as a patient who did not survive the virus in the same week President Donald Trump contracted and survived the virus.
Locally, Carroll County reported 1,043 total cases in 2020 (992 one week earlier), 24 dead in the year 2020 (21 last week) and 116 active cases (132 last week).
Henry County reported 692 total cases in 2020 (666 last week), 13 deaths in the year 2020 (10 last week), and 81 active cases (45 last week).
Weakley County reported 1,358 total cases in 2020 (1,288 last week); 23 deaths in 2020 (21 last week) and 123 active cases (139 last week).
Tennessee reported 214,717 total cases (203,699 last week) and 2,767 deaths (2,597 last week). Overall, Tennessee has one percent death rate of those who contracted the virus. Some 211,950, who contracted the disease, did not die, but sustained various levels of symptoms.
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