The Volunteer State Has Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in the Nation
Tennessee has earned the unwanted prize of being home to the most new COVID-19 cases per capita in the United States. One out of 81 Tennessee residents tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during the past week. The number of COVID-19 cases in the Volunteer State has risen 90% since late August. This exponential surge coincides with children returning to in-person school. Tennessee is now reporting about 12,000 new cases every day. The National Guard has been deployed to help the state’s healthcare workers deal with an influx of patients. Click here to read more.