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Tennessee set another record in new daily cases of COVID-19, with 1,822 more cases reported Friday.
The number of active cases in the state rose to more than 18,000.
There have now been more than 11,000 cases in Shelby County, which includes Memphis in West Tennessee, and more than 10,000 cases in Davidson County, which includes Nashville in Middle Tennessee.
In East Tennessee, the case count has passed 1,000 in Knox County, which includes Knoxville, and there are more than 2,000 cases in Hamilton County, which includes Chattanooga.
Eleven more illnesses were reported in Anderson County on Friday. That’s the highest one-day increase.
There have now been 116 cases in Anderson County. Subtracting recoveries and deaths, there are now 42 active cases in the county, which is a high.[Read more…]