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.
*Please note, due to a data processing issue, these data are provisional and may change slightly pending final data analysis for today. The complete, finalized data update for the day will be posted as soon as it is available later this evening. pic.twitter.com/vapS8nP2HO— TN Dept. of Health (@TNDeptofHealth) December 18, 2020
Friday's increase made it the worst week for COVID-19 cases in Tennessee.
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.