White House: COVID-19 spread in Tennessee ‘has become deeper and unyielding’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The latest report from the White House Coronavirus Task Force says the spread of COVID-19 in Tennessee over the last month “has become deeper and unyielding,” citing Halloween and “related activities” as contributors.
The information was included in a document, dated Nov. 15, obtained by ABC News. The report, which is provided to governors across the United States, suggests 47 states and the District of Columbia are in the “red zone” for coronavirus cases, including Tennessee.
The “red zone” indicates states with more than 100 new cases per 100,000 residents for the previous week. 18 states were on this list in July, while the number jumped to 38, as of Nov. 1.
Tennessee is currently ranked number 20 on the list with 400 new…