165,754 COVID-19 cases confirmed in TN, 1,896 deaths, 844 hospitalizations

The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed a total of 165,754 cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, September 8. In addition, 1,896 people have died and 844 have been hospitalized. Another 148,165 have either recovered or are inactive.

The Tennessee Department of Health also released the number of probable cases on Tuesday. The report shows 4,410 probable cases of COVID-19 and an additional 53 COVID-19-probable deaths.

The Tennessee Department of Health also says Tuesday’s case count increase of 645 total cases is the result of a low volume of lab reports received due to the Labor Day holiday.

Sept. 8

The report shows the following case count by county:

  • Anderson County – 957
  • Bedford County – 1,169
  • Benton County – 288
  • Bledsoe County – 802
  • Blount County – 2,152
  • Bradley County – 2,595
  • Campbell County – 369
  • Cannon County – 231
  • Carroll County – 698
  • Carter County — 1,000
  • Cheatham County – 729
  • Chester County – 463
  • Claiborne County – 383
  • Clay County – 131
  • Cocke County – 671
  • Coffee County – 836
  • Crockett County — 431
  • Cumberland County – 992
  • Davidson County – 24,418
  • Decatur County – 360
  • DeKalb County – 507
  • Dickson County – 1,077
  • Dyer County – 1,063
  • Fayette County – 1,008
  • Fentress County – 299
  • Franklin County – 648
  • Gibson County – 1,237
  • Giles County – 490
  • Grainger County – 295
  • Greene County – 938
  • Grundy County – 158
  • Hamblen County – 1,693
  • Hamilton County – 8,594
  • Hancock County – 100
  • Hardeman County — 1,288
  • Hardin County – 810
  • Hawkins County – 704
  • Haywood County — 817
  • Henderson County — 983
  • Henry County — 526
  • Hickman County – 413
  • Houston County – 120
  • Humphreys County – 181
  • Jackson County – 262
  • Jefferson County – 923
  • Johnson County – 509
  • Knox County – 7,370
  • Lake County – 848
  • Lauderdale County – 831
  • Lawrence County – 804
  • Lewis County — 149
  • Lincoln County – 467
  • Loudon County – 986
  • Macon County – 952
  • Madison County – 2,105
  • Marion County – 397
  • Marshall County – 599
  • Maury County – 1,900
  • McMinn County – 884
  • McNairy County — 635
  • Meigs County – 182
  • Monroe County – 874
  • Montgomery County – 2,639
  • Moore County — 118
  • Morgan County — 266
  • Obion County — 937
  • Overton County – 537
  • Perry County – 122
  • Pickett County — 80
  • Polk County – 353
  • Putnam County – 2,502
  • Rhea County – 686
  • Roane County – 696
  • Robertson County – 2,014
  • Rutherford County – 8,242
  • Scott County – 167
  • Sequatchie County – 177
  • Sevier County – 2,329
  • Shelby County – 28,011
  • Smith County – 590
  • Stewart County — 108
  • Sullivan County – 1,875
  • Sumner County – 4,300
  • Tipton County – 1,566
  • Trousdale County – 1,629
  • Unicoi County – 241
  • Union County — 249
  • Van Buren County – 115
  • Warren County – 914
  • Washington County – 1,863
  • Wayne County – 1,489
  • Weakley County — 970
  • White County – 627
  • Williamson County – 4,585
  • Wilson County – 3,059
  • Out of state – 2,574
  • Pending – 3,823

The Tennessee Department of Health has also released statistics for patients by race, ethnicity and gender.

Sept. 8 Race

Race:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native – 220
  • Asian – 1,467
  • Black or African-American – 31,249
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander – 123
  • Other/Multiracial – 21,873
  • White – 84,961
  • Pending – 25,861

Sept. 8 Ethnicity

Ethnicity:

  • Not Hispanic/Latino – 104,714
  • Hispanic – 23,499
  • Pending – 37,541

Sept. 8 Gender

Gender:

  • Female – 83,970
  • Male – 79,837
  • Pending – 1,947

For more information on COVID-19, go to the CDC website, the Tennessee Department of Health website or call (877) 857-2945.

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