November 28 COVID-19 update: 6,750 new cases reported in Tennessee

Posted at 9:35 AM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 15:12:06-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 6,750 additional COVID-19 cases today, the second-highest daily increase yet.

New cases in November alone have now crossed 100,000. The state's total case count throughout throughout the pandemic is up to 363,466.

The state also reported 15 additional deaths, bringing the death toll to 4,541. Over 1,000 of those have been this month.

Hospitalizations have increased by 91 COVID patients in the last 24 hours. There are 2,233 statewide patients with confirmed cases of the virus.

Earlier today Metro Public Health officials reported 655 new cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County. Today's update is an abbreviated report.

Health officials say the county's total number of cases is now at 45,275. Right now, there are 2,250 active cases.

There were no additional deaths reported since yesterday’s update.

The community information hotline remains closed today. Metro released today's information with the following note:

The Metro Public Health Department will issue a limited daily COVID report on Friday, Saturday and Sunday that will include the number of new cases and new deaths. We will return to posting the full report again on Monday, November 30.

Metro also released the following data:

Total Cases45,270
Total Active2,250
Total Recovered42,657
Added Cases655
Total Deaths368
Total Tests640,335
Negative Tests585,437
Positive Tests54,898
Attack Rate8.57%