Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, there are currently 12,516 active COVID-19 cases in the state.

Tennessee’s seven-day new cases average is currently 1,237 additional cases per day.

The Tennessee Department of Health reported also confirmed 17 additional deaths, bringing the state up to 11,623 total deaths.

The state reported 683 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19.

Tennessee has processed 6,944,400 tests with 6,156,291 negative results. The percentage of positive cases dropped slightly to 11.3%. Thursday’s update added 20,958 tests to the state’s total with 5.65% percent-positive cases.