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The number of COVID-19 cases in Tennessee increased to 1,203 on Friday, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.
That’s up from 957 on Thursday, a 23 percent increase.
It’s up more than five times from 228 the previous week (Friday, March 20).
There are now four cases confirmed in Anderson County. That’s up from three on Thursday. It’s not clear if the four cases include the two that have been publicly disclosed, one at the Anderson County Courthouse and one at Y-12 National Security Complex, because it’s not clear where those two patients live or were tested.
There have been six deaths in Tennessee due to COVID-19 and 103 hospitalizations, the Tennessee Department of Health said in its afternoon list published Friday.[Read more…]