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Second Death Recorded in County from COVID-19


NASHVILLE (July 20) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported the second death in Carroll County from COVID-19 during the past week. The county also saw an increase in the number of total cases for the year 2020 from a total of 57 last week to 80 Monday, July 20. In Carroll, there are 2,472 negative tests and 37 recovered.

In Henry County, there are a total of 63 confirmed cases (54 last Monday), 47 recovered, 3,629 negative tests, and no deaths.

In Weakley County, there are 101 total confirmed cases (79 last Monday), one death in a nursing home, 53 recovered, and 3,326 tested negative.

In Obion County, there are 175 total confirmed cases, three deaths, 87 recovered, and 3,293 negative tests.

In Tennessee, there are 78,970 confirmed cases (65,274 last Monday and 52,155 two weeks ago) with 847 deaths (up from 749 last Monday).

The United States has 78,970 confirmed cases and 140,157 deaths.

In the world, there are 14,348,858 cases and 603,691 deaths throughout the 216 countries.

In confined facilities, Weakley County Nursing Home in Dresden confirmed one death and overall, four positive cases in residents with three of those reported recovered, and two positive staff members.

Diversicare of Martin has two employees who tested positive, two residents who have recovered and no deaths.

In Henry County Health Care nursing home, there are two positive cases in residents, both recovered, and six employees who tested positive.

There are no reported cases in confined, long-term care facilities in Carroll County.


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