Franklin County has now had 203 total confirmed coronavirus cases and three deaths from the disease, according to statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Health on Sunday.
Of those 203 coronavirus patients in the county, 108 are listed as recovered as of Sunday, according to the data released by the TDH. As a result, there are 92 active coronavirus cases in the county at the time of writing.
There were 15 new coronavirus cases reported in Franklin County on Sunday, breaking the previous record of 12 cases in a day which was set on July 19.
The total number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Tennessee, listed by the Tennessee Department of Health, was at 933 on Sunday with another 34 probable deaths listed.
The distribution of deaths in the state included 267 deaths reported in Shelby County, 186 in Davidson, 67 in Sumner, 47 in Rutherford, 43 in Hamilton, 23 in Knox, 21 in Williamson, 20 each in McMinn and Wilson counties, 16 in Robertson, 11 each in Hardeman, Macon and Putnam counties, 10 each in Bedford, Hamblen and Madison counties, nine each in Bradley and Montgomery counties, eight each in Fayette and Tipton counties, seven each in Blount, Hardin and Monroe counties, six each in Cumberland, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Sullivan and Trousdale counties, five each in Dyer, Giles and Greene counties, four each in Anderson, Cheatham, Haywood, Marion, Maury, Obion and Sevier counties, three each in Carter, Crockett, Franklin, Humphreys, Loudon, Warren and White counties, two each in Carroll, Grundy, Hawkins, Jefferson, Marshall, McNairy and Smith counties and one each in Benton, Bledsoe, Campbell, Cocke, DeKalb, Gibson, Henry, Lewis, Lincoln Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Rhea, Roane, Wayne and Weakley counties.
There were also 12 deaths in Tennessee from out-of-state residents.
The Department of Health has been keeping daily statistics with 92,943 confirmed cases statewide and another 993 probable cases as of Sunday.
Statewide coronavirus records are also broken down into age categories.
The age group with the highest number is the 21-30 year bracket with 22,264 confirmed coronavirus cases.
Tennesseans age 31-40 are next in line with 17,465, followed by the 41-50 age bracket with 14,657.
Next in order is the 51-60 age group with 11,664 cases, followed by the 11-20 age group with 10,555, the 61-70 age division with 7,034, infants to 10-year-olds with 4,366 cases, age 71-80 with 3,708 and seniors older than 80 with 2,047 cases.
The Department of Health lists 176 pending cases not linked to age groups.
As a result of the disease’s presence in the immediate area, the Health Department is offering coronavirus tests, Public Information Officer Amanda Goodhard said.
Goodhard said that anyone with breathing conditions and other flu-like symptoms common with COVID-19 should first consult with their physician, who can probably administer a coronavirus test.
If that isn’t an option, testing can be done at the Health Department’s office at 266 Joyce Lane in Winchester, she said.
As of Sunday, 5,293 tests administered in Franklin County showed negative coronavirus results.
Goodhard said anyone wishing to access the Health Department should call 931-967-3826 for further information. Testing is now being conducted in collaboration with the Tennessee National Guard from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.
Goodhard said that strict social-distancing practices are in place due to the coronavirus threat.
In addition to Franklin County, there have been 291 coronavirus cases reported in Coffee County, 186 in Lincoln County, 763 in Bedford, 172 in Marion, 85 in Grundy and 36 in Moore.
Nationwide, 4,163,892 had contracted coronavirus with 145,942 succumbing to the disease, according to statistics the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had released on Sunday.