Tennessee’s COVID-19 Update – A Weekly Analysis (Week of July 19 – 25, 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 July 19 – 25 there were a total of 14,460 new cases. Comparing to the previous week, the average cases/day is 6% lower.

  • Davidson County – 1,782 new cases which is 30% lower than last week
  • Williamson County – 363 new cases which is 51% lower than last week
  • Other TN Counties – 12,315 cases which is 2% higher than last week

There were 126 fatalities. The previous week had 100. Hospitalizations are also at a new high averaging 78/day with a total of 547 for the week (65/day and 456 total for the week before). Testing for this week was 5% lower compared to last week. Average of 22,645/tests/day.