NASVHILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne) -- Tennessee’s COVID-19 case counts, hospitalizations and deaths are all spiking again.
State health officials reported 734 virus related fatalities this past week, a new all-time record. Metro Nashville also recorded a new high of 48 deaths during the week that ended Saturday.
The number of Tennesseans admitted to hospitals statewide jumped 20 percent last week. As of Tuesday morning, there were 741 patients in ICU across the state, with 429 on respirators.