WPLN News uses Tennessee Department of Health data to track the spread of the coronavirus in Tennessee. These charts are updated weekly — and sometimes more often — to show trends in cases, hospitalizations and fatalities, as well as the age breakdown of cases and deaths.
Tennessee has released a new tool to help residents determine when they should expect to receive their COVID-19 vaccines.
Six months ago, Karina Hernández was beginning to see her job prospects as a domestic worker disappear. She told WPLN News then that she had been without a job for months. She was having a hard time.
Tracston Neal was released from a Tennessee prison in April after serving more than a decade behind bars. Now, he’s adjusting back to life on the outside in the midst of a pandemic.
There were no dull faces as the first Nashville General Hospital health care workers rolled up their sleeves to be vaccinated.
In a rare statewide address Sunday night, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee escalated his pleas for Tennesseans to follow COVID-19 guidelines to slow the spread of the virus. It’s now spreading faster and killing more people each day than the state has previously experienced. Lee also issued a new executive order to restrict some — but […]
State Rep. David Byrd, R-Waynesboro, announced on Facebook he might go on a ventilator if his oxygen levels do not improve. During the weekend, it was reported that Byrd had to be flown to a hospital in Nashville as he battles COVID-19.
Rutherford County Schools is shifting more students out of the classroom because of COVID related staffing shortages. They now have seven schools on temporary distance learning.
The Nashville Symphony is making a slow return to the spotlight after suspending concerts this year. They’re bringing back furloughed musicians on a small, $500 weekly stipend as part of an agreement with local union Nashville Musicians Association.
Tennessee released a revised version of its vaccine distribution plan Wednesday. The latest update does not project exact timelines for deploying vaccines but was made with the expectation of an approved vaccine coming soon. Here’s what you need to know.