COVID-19 Cases Increase in Tennessee in April 28 Report
NASHVILLE (April 28) — According to the Tennessee Department of Health, the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee increased over the week. Presently, there are 10,052 positive cases (up 132 one day earlier) and a total of 188 deaths (up 4 from one day earlier). The numbers represent the total number of positive cases during the 2020 pandemic. A total of 881 patients were hospitalized (up 54 from one day earlier) and 161,926 tested during the 2020 period.
In Carroll County, there has been one death, 11 recovered and 18 positive cases (up two from yesterday). A total of 408 were diagnosed as negative.
In Henry County, seven have recovered of 11 positive cases and 549 tested negative.
In Weakley County, eight have recovered of 18 positive cases and 482 tested negative. Weakley County had an increase of 10 positive cases in a single week.
In Obion County, there is one death, 4 recovered, 12 positive cases, and 843 tested negative.
Lake County has the northwest Tennessee rural area’s highest with 50 positive cases and 1,022 tested negative.
The good news is there are no reported positive cases at any of the nursing homes in Weakley, Carroll, Henry or Obion counties
In the United States, a total of 981,246 (up from 957,875 yesterday) positive cases were reported in 2020 with 55,258 (up from 53,922 yesterday) deaths, according to Centers for Disease Control.