Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 1,992 additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Thursday, October 8, bringing the state to 209,447 total cases.
TDH also confirmed 63 additional deaths, bringing Tennessee up to 2,705 total deaths. The 63 new deaths update marks the state’s highest single-day increase, surpassing the previous record of 61 set on August 21.
Coffee County is one area where numbers continue to climb. Active cases have risen to 267, up by around 40 since last week. COVID-19 related deaths in Coffee County is currently 19.