13 new COVID-19 deaths reported in NE Tennessee on Friday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 165,009 confirmed cases and 4,850 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, an increase of 1,622 total cases since Thursday.

The health department also announced 1,957 confirmed deaths, 808 current hospitalizations, and 152,674 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.4 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Thursday, TDH reported 163,515 confirmed cases and 1,923 confirmed deaths. 

Thirteen new deaths were reported Friday in Northeast Tennessee: six in Washington County, five in Greene County, and one each in Carter and Sullivan counties.

TDH also reported 71 new cases in our area: 22 in Washington County, 14 in Sullivan County, 12 in Greene County, 11 in Johnson County, and six each in Carter and Hawkins counties. No new cases were reported in Unicoi County.

Locally, 94 new recoveries were reported.

There are currently 823 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 859 active cases on Thursday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter County
Total cases: 1,038
Inactive/recovered: 914
Deaths: 25
Active cases: 99 (-7)

Greene County
Total cases: 974
Inactive/recovered: 833
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 113 (-1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 714
Inactive/recovered: 667
Deaths: 13
Active cases: 34 (-4)

Johnson County
Total cases: 534
Inactive/recovered: 416
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 116 (+8)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 1,928
Inactive/recovered: 1,683
Deaths: 30
Active cases: 215 (-13)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 248
Inactive/recovered: 222
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 25 (-2)

Washington County
Total cases: 1,935
Inactive/recovered: 1,692
Deaths: 22
Active cases: 221 (-17)

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