The state of Tennessee has moved to reporting COVID-19 data on a weekly basis on Wednesday of each week for the previous Sunday through Saturday. This report includes data for the week ending February 12th.
According to the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), in Cumberland County there are 698 active cases of COVID-19. This number almost half last week’s total. There have been 296 cumulative deaths reported as of the date of this newsletter. Datasets for additional information can be found at https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/downloadable-datasets.html.
CMC and Covenant released a dashboard with information about current COVID-19 patients. The number is too low to report for COVID-19 ICU patients at CMC that are unvaccinated, and 57% of all COVID-19 patients at CMC are unvaccinated. Currently there are 8 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 hospitalizations at CMC. At CMC, the median age of those in the ICU is not available as the volume is too small to report, and the median age of other COVID-19 hospitalizations is 63.
Covenant also released aggregate data for the entire hospital system. Data provided indicates 59% of all COVID-19 ICU patients in a Covenant hospital are unvaccinated, and 63% of all COVID-19 patients in a Covenant hospital are unvaccinated. Currently there are 235 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 hospitalizations in a Covenant facility. The median age of those in the ICU is 67 and the median age of other COVID-19 hospitalizations is 69.
Complete Covenant COVID hospitalization data can be found here:
State Vaccination Dashboard:
Cumberland County Schools Update
According to Director of Schools Dr. Ina Maxwell, as of Friday, February 11, there are 23 students that are positive for COVID-19 and 11 staff members.
Cumberland County Health Department Update
The Cumberland County Health Department is currently offering the Pfizer COVID 19 Vaccine and Booster. Unfortunately, the Moderna Booster is not available at the Cumberland County Health Department at this time. There are several other local facilities that offer Moderna. A complete list can be found at www.vaccines.gov. If the status changes for the Moderna vaccine and booster, the Health Department will send out an announcement.
COVID-19 Testing Hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am (MWF are self-testing days)
COVID-19 Vaccine Hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All COVID-19 Vaccines are currently being given inside the Health Department. No drive-thru option will be offered.
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