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NASHVILLE (July 7) — Some predict COVID-19 will end November 3, 2020 — election day. That’s an unlikely prediction with the number of cases growing each day, over 11,500,302 cases and 535,759 dead in the world in 2020. Cases are in Europe 2,809,848 (200,651 dead); Africa 382,563 (7,139 dead); Southeast Asia 974,389 (25,619 dead); Western Pacific 229,590 (7,499 dead); and the U.S. 2,932,596 cases (130,133 Americans dead) create this worldwide pandemic.
Some area banks reclosed the front lobbies to walk-in traffic on Monday because of the spike in cases and the fear customers traveled over the holiday.
According to the Tennessee Department of Health, the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state is now 53,514 (10,005 new cases since last Tuesday), 665 total deaths (61 Tennesseans have died in the past week). There have been 2,950 hospitalized in the state (285 more since last week). In Tennessee, 31,827 have recovered and 920,801 have been tested.
The administration of Governor Bill Lee released the following numbers on Tuesday.
In Weakley County, there have been 66 confirmed cases with one death (six new cases since last Tuesday). At Weakley County Nursing Home, four residents and two staff members tested positive, three residents recovered, one died. Diversicare of Martin has two residents and two staff who tested positive, both residents have recovered.
In Henry County, there have been 45 confirmed cases (three new cases in the past week). Henry County Healthcare Center had two residents and five staff tested positive for COVID-19, both residents recovered.
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