Tennessee once again broke records for hospitalizations due to COVID statewide Thursday. According to data from the state, 3,501 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 163 people. Statewide ICU bed availability increased slightly from five percent to six percent Wednesday. Now there are 114 available ICU beds statewide.
Tennessee reported more COVID-19 cases per capita in the past 7 days than any other state in the nation, per CDC data. This is at least the second time we have earned this horrific distinction. See for yourself here: