Seventeen Coffee Countians have died from COVID-19 and the county has crossed over 1,500 overall cases of the virus, according to the latest report from the Tennessee Department of Health. It took only a few days for the county to grow its COVID-19 case count by more than 100 cases. The county crossed the 1,400 mark Monday, Oct. 5, according to TDOG data.
The County Data Snapshot, which was last updated Wednesday, Oct. 7, lists Coffee County with a daily case rate of 41.2 per 100,000 residents.
Over the last week, the county has averaged 224.1 tests per day, with a percent positive rate of 10.1%.
Free COVID-19 testing is available at no cost for Coffee Countians at Waggoner Park, 1300 E. Carroll St. The testing is drive-through testing, meaning patients will not need to leave their vehicles to get tested.