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Information about the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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Infectious agent:  severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus2 (SARS-CoV-2)

Situation Summary: In December 2019, Chinese health authorities identified an outbreak of pneumonia associated with a novel, or new, coronavirus which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more. Click here to access CDC’s COVID-19 webpage for the most up to date information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

There are no confirmed cases in Tennessee.

Please contact the Tennessee Department of Health at 615.741.7247 and ask to speak to someone about coronavirus if you have questions.