The Tennessee Department of Health has released its latest statistics related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

As of 3 p.m. Monday, Tennessee has compiled a total of 18,011 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 301 fatalities. A total of 337,428 tests have been completed so far.

Monroe County has seen an increase in the number of cases in the past week, now sitting at 49 confirmed cases out of 788 tests. Of those with confirmed cases, 24 have recovered, while one has died.

Monroe shares a border with the following affected counties: McMinn (123 cases); Loudon (94); Polk (14); Blount (76).

The Tennessee counties with 100 or more reported cases are Bedford (254); Bledsoe (607); Davidson (4,066); Hamilton (357); Hardeman (183); Knox (308); Lake (404); Madison (163); McMinn (123); Montgomery (213); Putnam (240); Robertson (294); Rutherford (884); Shelby (3,846); Sumner (749); Tipton (405); Trousdale (1,383); Williamson (480); and Wilson (327).

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.