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Tennessee nears 14,000 cases of COVID-19; death toll at 239

Johnson City Press • May 6, 2020 at 3:45 PM

The Tennessee Department of Health on Wednesday reported 312 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 13,938 since tracking began in March.

The state also reported 13 new deaths for a total of 239; 65 new hospitalizations for a total of 1,221; and 208 new recoveries for a total of 6,564. Labs in the state had administered an aggregate of 227,101 tests for the virus — 8,305 more than in Tuesday’s total.

The Johnson City Press will update this article with local figures.

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