Dyer County TDH COVID-19 update for September 11

Friday, September 11, 2020



With the release of the Tennessee Department of Health’s (TDH) daily COVID-19 update on Friday, the department reported Dyer County as having a total of 1,100 COVID-19 cases, which consist of confirmed and probably cases. Additionally, the TDH said that Dyer County had 124 active cases with 965 recoveries/inactive cases. The total number of deaths due to the virus increased from 10 to 11.

Additionally, TDH reported Dyer County as having 1,195 PCR Positive cases and 8,951 PCR negative cases.

TDH COVID-19 comparisons:

Friday’s numbers in comparison to those released yesterday, Sept. 10, by the Tennessee Department of Health are as follows:

- Total Cases

Thurs. Sept. 10 – 1,082

Fri. Sept. 11 – 1,100 (up 18)

- Active Cases

Thurs. Sept. 10 – 118

Fri. Sept. 11 – 124 (up 6)

- Recoveries/ Inactive Cases

Thurs. Sept. 10 – 954

Fri. Sept. 11 – 965 (up 11)

Friday’s numbers in comparison to those two weeks prior, Aug. 28, are as follows:

- Total Cases

Aug. 28 - 924

Sept. 11 – 1,100 (up 176)

- Active Cases

Aug. 28 - 414

Sept. 11 – 124 (down 290)

- Recoveries/ Inactive

Aug. 28 – 500 recoveries

Sept. 11 - 965 inactive/recoveries *recoveries only reporting discontinued on Aug. 3

- Deaths

Aug. 28 - 10

Sept. 11 – 11

TDH COVID-19 numbers in Tennessee:

Statewide, Tennessee was reported having 169,859 total cases, with 165,009 confirmed and 4,850 probable in Friday’s update. Recoveries/Inactive cases were listed at 152,674 (90 percent).

Total deaths in the state were reported at 2,025 (1 percent), with 1,957 confirmed and 68 probable.

A total of 2,415,529 COVID-19 tests have been performed in the state with 2,214,968 resulting in PCR negatives and 200,561 PCR positive results.

Tennessee COVID-19 hospitalizations listed by the TDC on Friday was as follows:

- 7,624 hospitalizations (4 percent)

- 104,964 not hospitalized (62 percent)

- 57,271 pending (34 percent)

Shelby County (Memphis) continued to lead the state in total COVID-19 cases with 28,499, while Davidson County (Nashville) is second, with 25,056.

In the counties neighboring Dyer County, the TDH reported the following results:

Crockett: 453 total; 52 active; 383 recoveries/inactive; 18 deaths

Gibson: 1,305 total; 192 active; 1,094 recoveries/inactive; 19 deaths

Lake: 854 total; 11 active; 841 recoveries/inactive; 2 deaths

Lauderdale: 864 total; 149 active; 701 recoveries/inactive; 14 deaths

Obion: 968 total; 124 active; 836 recoveries/inactive; 8 deaths

The Tennessee Department of Health provides daily COVID-19 updates online at www.tn.gov/health at 2 p.m. The COVID-19 Public Information Numbers, 877-857-2945 or 833-556-2476, are available from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

TDOE Data Dashboard:

The numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) dashboard remained unchanged from Thursday to Friday. The TDOE Data Dashboard results still showed the most recent results for Dyer County Schools was updated on Aug. 20, while results for Dyersburg Schools were last updated on Sept. 4.

Those results were listed as follows:


Dyer County Schools:

Students: 12 new cases within the last reported week were students within the Dyer County School System

Staff: <5 number of new cases from staff members within the last reported week


Dyersburg City Schools:

Students: <5 new cases within the last reported week were students within the Dyersburg City School System. The dashboard also noted these cases were from students of Dyersburg Middle School.

Staff: <5 new cases within the last reported week were staff members within the Dyersburg City School System. The dashboard indicated these cases were from staff members of Dyersburg Primary School.

The release added TDOE is requesting districts to submit information on a weekly basis and reporting across every district in the state is expected by September 22.

The link to the TDOE dashboard can be viewed at https://districtinformation.tnedu.gov/.

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