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1 out of every 7 Tennesseans have now reported a confirmed case of COVID-19

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Mike Osborne) — State health officials reported Tuesday that more than one-million Tennesseans have now had confirmed cases of COVID-19.

A total of 13,235 state residents have died so far, including 31 fatalities recorded Tuesday alone.

The state’s fourth wave of new infections, hospitalizations and deaths began and July and continue unabated.

As of Wednesday morning there 2,802 Tennesseans being treated in hospitals for virus complications. Their number increased by 106 admission on Tuesday alone.

Some state residents 836 are in intensive care units, while 536 are on respirators.