384 new COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee, breaking previous record

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 254,058 confirmed cases and 15,744 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 3,445 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 3,270 confirmed deaths, 1,537 current hospitalizations, and 240,587 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.7 million coronavirus tests have been logged. 

No new deaths were reported Wednesday in Northeast Tennessee.

TDH reported 384 new cases locally: 136 in Washington County, 88 in Sullivan County, 74 in Greene County, 35 in Carter County, 30 in Hawkins County, 11 in Johnson County, and 10 in Unicoi County.

That sets a new record for single-day new cases reported in Northeast Tennessee. The previous record was 377 new cases reported on Oct. 30.

The health department also reported 311 new inactive or recovered cases in our area.

There are currently 2,552 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,479 on Tuesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,833 (+35)
Inactive/recovered: 1,503 (+25)
Deaths: 37 (0)
Active cases: 293 (+10)

Greene County
Total cases: 2,112 (+74)
Inactive/recovered: 1,663 (+33)
Deaths: 57 (0)
Active cases: 392 (+41)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,354 (+30)
Inactive/recovered: 1,174 (+25)
Deaths: 30 (0)
Active cases: 150 (+5)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,245 (+11)
Inactive/recovered: 1,136 (+18)
Deaths: 10 (0)
Active cases: 99 (-7)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 4,330 (+88)
Inactive/recovered: 3,564 (+140)
Deaths: 58 (0)
Active cases: 708 (-52)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 535 (+10)
Inactive/recovered: 398 (+10)
Deaths: 7 (0)
Active cases: 130 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 4,205 (+136)
Inactive/recovered: 3,358 (+60)
Deaths: 67 (0)
Active cases: 780 (+76)

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