31 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death reported in NETN on Tuesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 31 new COVID-19 cases, one new death, and 87 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +8, Greene +2, Hawkins +6, Johnson +1, Sullivan +10, Unicoi +1, and Washington +3.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 530 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 625 new cases.

There have been 49,607 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

One new death was reported in Sullivan County, breaking a three-day streak of no new deaths.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported eight new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, 25 deaths were reported.

There have been 984 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

There are currently 824 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 57 cases from yesterday.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 644 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 776,337 cases.

The health department also reported 15 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 11,436 deaths.

There are currently 13,125 active cases in Tennessee, down 392 cases from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 751,776 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

The following data was reported: (number in parenthesis is change since yesterday)

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 49,607 (+31)
Inactive/recovered: 47,799 (+87)
Deaths: 984 (+1)
Active cases: 824 (-57)

Carter County
Total cases: 5,974 (+8)
Inactive/recovered: 5,738 (+3)
Deaths: 152 (0)
Active cases: 84 (+5)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,294 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 7,074 (+9)
Deaths: 145 (0)
Active cases: 75 (-7)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 5,251 (+6)
Inactive/recovered: 5,021 (+22)
Deaths: 94 (0)
Active cases: 136 (-16)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,163 (+1)
Inactive/recovered: 2,099 (+2)
Deaths: 38 (0)
Active cases: 26 (-1)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 14,346 (+10)
Inactive/recovered: 13,780 (+31)
Deaths: 274 (+1)
Active cases: 292 (-22)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,805 (+1)
Inactive/recovered: 1,719 (+3)
Deaths: 47 (0)
Active cases: 39 (-2)

Washington County
Total cases: 12,774 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 12,368 (+17)
Deaths: 234 (0)
Active cases: 172 (-14)

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