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NASHVILLE (October 19) — The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released the following data concerning Carroll, Henry and Weakley counties for October 19, 2020 as it relates to COVID-19.
Carroll County reported 1,093 cases, 24 dead, 83 active cases, 49 hospitalized and 986 inactive/recovered. Over the last seven days, Carroll County has averaged 7.3 new cases per day and a 9.0 percent positivity rate.
Henry County reported 741 cases, 10 dead, 67 active cases, 39 hospitalized and 664 inactive/recovered. Over the last seven days, Henry County has averaged 5.6 new cases per day and a 17.6 percent positivity rate.
Weakley County reported 1,434 cases, 25 dead, 105 active cases, 33 hospitalized and 1,304 inactive/recovered. Over the last seven days, Weakley County has averaged 10.4 new cases per day and a 12.2 percent positivity rate.
According to the TDH website as of Sunday, October 18, eight long-term care facilities across Carroll, Henry and Weakley counties reported COVID-19 cases in their facilities. To be purged from the TDH list, long-term care facilities must achieve 28 days without a new case. To be eligible for visitation, the facility must achieve 14 days without a new case.
Tennessee reported 232,061 cases; 2,922 dead; 1,188 currently hospitalized; and 205,832 inactive/recovered. Overall, Tennessee has one percent death rate of those who contracted the virus. Some 211,950, who contracted the disease, did not die, but sustained various levels of symptoms. So far in Tennessee, 4 percent or 9,618 cases have required hospitalization.
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