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Coronavirus cases surpass 705,000 in Tennessee

A man and a girl wear masks as they stop to hear a band outside a music venue Monday, June 29,...
A man and a girl wear masks as they stop to hear a band outside a music venue Monday, June 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Nashville Health Department has put in place a mask mandate beginning Monday to help battle the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) (KTUU)
Published: Jan. 3, 2021 at 4:01 PM EST|Updated: 5 hours ago
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee Department of Health released data on COVID-19 in the state.

Each day, the health department releases numbers on deaths, cases, recoveries and hospitalizations.

Jan. 23

Cases: 705,876

Deaths: 8,819

Hospitalizations: 22,64

Inactive/Recoveries: 651,283

Total tests: 6,158,760

Jan. 22

Friday, Tennessee surpassed 700,000 coronavirus cases in the state.

Cases: 701,847

Deaths: 8,777

Hospitalizations: 2361

Inactive/Recoveries: 646,144

Total tests: 6,128,305

Jan. 21

Cases: 697,783

Deaths: 8,684

Hospitalizations: 2,513

Inactive/Recoveries: 639,444

Total tests: 6,101,159

Jan. 20

Cases: 694,291

Deaths: 8,556

Hospitalizations: 2,653

Inactive/Recoveries: 633,428

Total tests: 6,078,484

Jan. 19

Cases: 689,808

Deaths: 8,470

Hospitalizations: 2,647

Inactive/Recoveries: 624,306

Total tests: 6,044,547

Jan. 18

Cases: 687,751

Deaths: 8,430

Hospitalizations: 2,660

Inactive/Recoveries: 614,720

Total tests: 6,044,547

Jan. 17

Cases: 685,321

Deaths: 8,391

Hospitalizations: 2,699

Inactive/Recoveries: 610,796

Total tests: 6,030,431

Jan. 16

Cases: 680,847

Deaths: 8,355

Hospitalizations: 2,805

Inactive/Recoveries: 605,596

Total tests: 6,000,691

Jan. 15

Cases: 676,039

Deaths: 8,311

Hospitalizations: 2,857

Inactive/Recoveries: 602,938

Total tests: 5,972,373

Jan. 14

Cases: 670,482

Deaths: 8,232

Hospitalizations: 2,964

Inactive/Recoveries: 596,883

Total tests: 5,939,455

Jan. 13

Cases: 665,499

Deaths: 8,148

Hospitalizations: 3,029

Inactive/Recoveries: 588,974

Total tests: 5,915,239

Jan. 12

Cases: 660,874

Deaths: 8,011

Hospitalizations: 3,048

Inactive/Recoveries: 579,345

Total tests: 5,894,813

Jan. 11

Cases: 657,396

Deaths: 7,865

Hospitalizations: 3,079

Inactive/Recoveries: 568,910

Total tests: 5,879,860

Jan. 10

Cases: 653,869

Deaths: 7,785

Hospitalizations: 3,085

Inactive/Recoveries: 565,197

Total tests: 5,858,864

Jan. 9

Cases: 646,450

Deaths: 7,704

Hospitalizations: 3,221

Inactive/Recoveries: 560,642

Total tests: 5,821,802

Jan. 8

Cases: 640,606

Deaths: 7,618

Hospitalizations: 3,249

Inactive/Recoveries: 559,625

Total tests: 5,789,702

Vaccinations: 215,427

Jan. 7

Cases: 634,237

Deaths: 7,492

Hospitalizations: 3,351

Inactive/Recoveries: 555,634

Total tests: 5,756,109

Jan. 6

Cases: 625,237

Deaths: 7,381

Hospitalizations: 3,332

Inactive/Recoveries: 548,838

Total tests: 5,716,342

Jan. 5

On January 5, the health department began reporting on vaccinations.

Cases: 617,649

Deaths: 7,267

Hospitalizations: 3,246

Inactive/Recoveries: 539,207

Total tests: 5,686,467

Vaccinations: 169,070

Jan. 4

Cases: 612,250

Deaths: 7,168

Hospitalizations: 3,213

Inactive/Recoveries: 530,494

Total tests: 5,673,239

As of January 3, 2021, Tennessee had reached 608,297 total cases, 7,025 total deaths, 3,176 current hospitalizations and 526,966 recoveries from the virus.

Guidance released by the CDC advises practicing preventative measures to help stop an outbreak in your community by:

- Avoiding contact with people who are sick

- If you are sick, stay home

- Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue

- Clean frequently touched surfaces daily

- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

- Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol

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