Tennessee reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations on Wednesday.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 89 more deaths and 1,713 current hospitalizations (up by 79). That’s the most deaths ever reported in one day due to COVID-19 in Tennessee and the highest number of current hospitalizations.
The previous high number of deaths in one day in Tennessee was 78 on Friday, October 30.
The previous high number of current hospitalizations was 1,634 on Tuesday. And Monday (1,543) was the previous high before that.
The statewide positivity rate, 11.67 percent, remained high on Wednesday.[Read more…]