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Confirmed coronavirus count at 14
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Warren County is up to 14 confirmed coronavirus cases with nine patients declared recovered, according to information released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Health.

Many surrounding counties are faring much worse as DeKalb County has 28 confirmed cases and Coffee County has 57.

The latest figures come as the state has really ramped up its testing. According to the Department of Health, 302,317 Tennesseans have now been tested, an increase of 9,400 in one day.

Of the state’s 16,699 confirmed cases, 8,881 patients have been declared recovered, a rate of 53%. There have been 287 deaths with a mortality rate of 1.7%.

The average age of a person in Tennessee contracting COVID-19 is 43 with 54% of those patients being male.

The state’s most populous areas also have the most confirmed coronavirus cases. Davidson County (Nashville) has 3,745 confirmed cases with 40 deaths. Shelby County (Memphis) has 3,542 confirmed cases with 81 deaths.

Trousdale County is the only other county with more than 1,000 confirmed cases. It has 1,382 COVID-19 cases, mainly due to an outbreak at the prison located there.

There was also an outbreak at the prison in Pikeville. As a result, Bledsoe County has 603 confirmed cases.