Tennessee’s COVID-19 Update – A Weekly Analysis (Week of July 5 – 11, 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 5 to July 11– There were a total of 10,866 new cases, which is a new high. Comparing to the previous week, the average cases/day is 9% higher.
    • Davidson County – 2,436 new cases which is 19% higher than last week
    • Williamson County – 44 new cases which is 36.2% higher than last week
    • Other TN Counties – 7,990 cases which is 5% higher than last week
  • There were 101 fatalities which a new high. (previous high was week starting 6.14 at 74)
  • Hospitalizations are also at a new high averaging 47.5/day with a total of 333 for the week (42.3/day and 296 total for the week before)
  • Testing for this week was flat compared to last week. Average of 18,341/tests/day