Tennessee’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases – A Weekly Analysis (Week of May 3rd, 2020)

Every day, the Tennessee Department of Health releases figures tracking the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in each county and statewide.  As our state begins to reopen businesses, restaurants, and lift restrictions on stay at home orders, the statistics for infection rates are vitally important. NashvilleHealth is sharing weekly tracking updates and insights based on Department of Health data.  We are also incorporating the latest figures for Davidson County from Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s office.

  • For the week of May 3, 2020 – There were a total of 2,107 new cases. Comparing to the week of April 26th, the average cases/day are 39% lower.
    • Davidson County – had a total of 585 new cases which is 8% less than last week
    • Williamson County – 22 new cases which is 42% less than last week
    • Other TN Counties – 1,500 cases which is 46% less than last week
  • There were 33 fatalities which is about the same as last week
  • Even with the influx of new cases last week, it seems that hospitalizations did not spike along with new cases. We will continue to monitor the condition of those cases.
  • Testing for this week has increased compared to last week by 3%

Read Governor Lee’s latest COVID-19 Bulletin here.

For information specific to Nashville (Davidson County) please go to and for specifics regarding the reopening of Nashville see this Roadmap.

Data acquired from the Tennessee Department of Health Website, analyzed by Sajid Khan, SVP at Change Healthcare and a NashvilleHealth board member.