As the COVID-19 pandemic strengthened its grip on Tennessee and the United States, Robertson County finally saw some relief over the last week.
The positivity rate since Sunday, June 21 has been 10 percent – a drop from the 15 percent rate the county held from early May to mid-June.
According to the Tennessee Dept. of Health, Robertson County had 768 coronavirus cases, 459 recoveries and 11 deaths as of Monday, June 29. The state did not release data on Sunday, June 28 due to an unplanned shutdown of its surveillance system.
Overall, 13.2 percent of the 5,831 tests conducted in the county have come back positive.
Tennessee reported a single-day high of 1,410 COVID-19 cases last Friday. More than 14,000 state residents are currently infected, while 26,962 have recovered and 592 have died.
There were no new cases reported in Robertson County long-term care facilities last week. Springfield Heights still had 32 total cases and six deaths, while White House Healthcare held steady at three cases, all of which were staff members.