3 confirmed cases in Coffee County

Coffee County now has a total of three confirmed COVID-19 cases.

"We were notified (Apr. 1) by the Tennessee Health Department that we have a total of three Covid-19 cases," said EMA Director Allen Lendley.

Those numbers would not reflect on the department of health’s website until 2 p.m. today, Apr. 2, said Lendley.

EMA was notified by the health department Apr. 1, said Lendley.

“Unfortunately, we expected the number of positives to increase, and it should be a wake-up call to our community that no one is immune to this virus,” said Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman. “My top priority is the health of our citizens, and we must all follow the recommendations of distancing/sanitizing/isolating.”

The COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is now 2,845 as of Apr. 2, 2020, including 32 deaths, 263 hospitalizations and 220 recovered.

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