COVID-19

Rutherford County has one reported death from the COVID-19 coronavirus, and 86 confirmed cases.

The reports of deaths by county is a new development from the health department and came about following intense media questioning of state officials. Because this reporting is new, it is not possible to say when the death in Rutherford County happened.

Tennessee has 2,683 confirmed cases, the Tennessee Department of Health said. There have been 24 deaths, up from 23 deaths reported Tuesday.

The state is now reporting recoveries: There have been 137.

There have been 200 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

A total of 32,452 tests have been processed in the state. A total of 837 negative tests have been done in Rutherford.

More information is at: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html

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