Local COVID-19 Update - 9/22/2020
The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed 895 new cases of COVID-19 across the state Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.
The department also confirmed 15 additional deaths and 830 recoveries.
The department reported Weakley County has 119 active cases, which is a decrease of three cases since Monday.
Obion County has 137 cases, according to the department, which is a decrease of four cases.
The University of Tennessee at Martin officials said there are 35 active student cases, which is an increase of two cases since Monday. They said there is one active faculty or staff case.
The Associated Press reported the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.