NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported a total of 223,493 as of October 16, 2020
That number includes 2,871 deaths and 1,140 current hospitalizations, which is the third-highest hospitalization count since the pandemic began in August.
A total of 200,164 have recovered. The positive percentage is up from Thursday's 9.55% to 10.4%.
The total COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is 223,493 as of October 16, 2020 including 2,871 deaths, 1,140 current hospitalizations and 201,831 recovered. [Percent positive for today is 10.4% ] For the full report with additional data: https://t.co/Psc3HfgZ8j. pic.twitter.com/Kd300CYl1b— TN Dept. of Health (@TNDeptofHealth) October 16, 2020
With numbers remaining high, hospitals are filling up. A total of 216 ICU beds are still available for the entire state - 11% of capacity.
UPDATE: This morning, the number of people hospitalized with #COVID19 in Tennessee continues to hover just below the all-time record set back in July. Also, 216 ICU beds are still available for the entire state - 11% of capacity. pic.twitter.com/o8W2WjE3j3— Phil Williams (@NC5PhilWilliams) October 16, 2020