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The number of COVID-19 cases in Tennessee passed 4,000 on Tuesday.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 4,138 cases on Tuesday afternoon, with 72 deaths and 408 hospitalizations.
The number of cases in Anderson County increased by one to 11, after being at 10 for seven days. There have been no deaths in Anderson County due to COVID-19.
Knox County, which includes Knoxville, had 143 cases and three deaths, according to the state totals on Tuesday afternoon.
COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness that can be deadly.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported that 466 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health publishes the state case totals at 2 p.m. Central time each day.[Read more…]