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COVID-19 Cases Increase Slightly In Tri-Counties

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NASHVILLE (November 16) — Tennessee marked its worst week of the pandemic so far in terms of new COVID-19 cases and deaths. Last week the Department of Health reported 26,905 new cases, along with 287 new deaths, according to NewsChannel 5 - Nashville.

The November 15 report indicates 16 deaths statewide on that single day.

Tennessee has 287,770 (264,587 last week) total cases in 2020 and 3,610 (3,379 last week) deaths related to COVID-19 as reported on Sunday, November 15. Currently, there are 1,785 (1,543 last week) hospitalized across the state with COVID-19.

In Carroll County, there are 1,442 total cases (1,330 last week and 1,208 two weeks ago) for the year 2020, 30 deaths this year (same as last week). Currently, there are 53 hospitalized with the virus.

In Henry County, there are 1,227 (1,008 last week) total positive cases for the year and 15 (13 last week) deaths. Currently, there are 40 persons hospitalized.

In Weakley County, there are 1,913 (1,730 last week) total positive cases for the year and 34 (29 last week) deaths. Currently, there are 34 hospitalized.

According to the World Health Organization, in the United States in the year 2020, there are 10,796,432 (9,763,730 last week) cases and 243,758 (235,562 last week) deaths because of the Coronavirus. In the world, there are 54,301,156 cases and 1,316,994 deaths during the year 2020. Cases have been recorded in 220 countries.

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