Tennessee COVID deaths top 20,000 after data dump

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 22, 2021 3:23 PM CT

Nearly three out of every 1,000 Tennessee residents have died of COVID-19, new data from the state health department shows.


Dr. Lisa Piercey Tennessee Department of Health COVID 19 cases
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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