Coffee County has 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases, as of July 29, according to the department of health. The number of active cases is 172, and 161 people have recovered. The number of administered tests that were negative is 7,631, according to the department of health.
The active cases are 0.30% of the population.
When the active cases are fewer than 0.5% of the Coffee County population (fewer than 282 active cases), the spread is considered minimal, according to Coffee County, Manchester City and Tullahoma City Schools. The schools proceed with their traditional schedule.
When the number of active cases is between 0.5% and 1%, the spread of the virus is considered moderate, and schools will adjust their schedules, and implement a combination of on-site and distance learning.
If the active cases exceed 1% of the population (565), the spread would be considered substantial, and distance learning will be fully implemented. No students will be in the school buildings.
The percentages are calculated based on population of 56,500.
The total COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is now 100,822 as of July 29, 2020 including 1,020 deaths, 4,482 hospitalizations and 62,129 recovered. For additional data, go to www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html.