COVID-19 spike hits record high, making Dec. worst month of pandemic so far

Posted at 5:20 PM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 18:49:55-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported an increase of 10,421 positive COVID-19 cases and 115 COVID-19 deaths Friday, making December the worst month in Tennessee since the pandemic.

Friday's increase made it the worst week for COVID-19 cases in Tennessee.

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Tenn. Dept. of Health

December is now also the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Tennessee, and Friday's increase - with one more day still to go - made it the deadliest week of the pandemic.

Tenn. Dept. of Health