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Stay-at-home restrictions are lifted as residents in Clarksville are moving more out and about at the Montgomery County commercial areas. CHERI REEVES 

While the number of cases COVID-19 continues to rise in Montgomery County, the businesses opening their doors are also on the rise with traffic increasing each day throughout Clarksville. 

On Tuesday, the 18,378 COVID-19 cases were an increase of 367 from the previous day; recoveries, at 10,969, grew 1,083 from the previous day’s reporting. 

There were 305 deaths reported with 1,498 people hospitalized for coronavirus treatment. 

Two deaths were among the 216 total cases reported in Montgomery County, with 104 of the people recovered. 

Stores, businesses and restaurants continue to open their doors to customers throughout the county. 

Social distancing and wearing masks and gloves continue to be encouraged. 

 

Reminder: Who should be tested?

Viral tests are used to determine whether someone has novel coronavirus. But not everyone needs to be tested.

Most people will have mild illness and can recover at home without medical care and may not need to be tested.

People who have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to get tested should call their health care provider first.

Visit the state or local health department’s website to find the latest local information on testing.

The Montgomery County Health Department at 330 Pageant Lane in Clarksville continues to offer testing and masks. 

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