Active case count drops below 1,000 in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 79 new COVID-19 cases, five new deaths, and 129 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

The state health department was delayed in reporting Tuesday’s COVID-19 numbers.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +12, Greene +2, Hawkins +20, Johnson +4, Sullivan +20, Unicoi +3, and Washington +18.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 625 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 929 new cases.

There have been 49,077 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

New deaths by county: Carter +1, Greene +1, Hawkins 0, Johnson 0, Sullivan +2, Unicoi 0, and Washington +1.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported 25 new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, 21 deaths were reported.

There have been 976 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

There are currently 969 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 55 cases from yesterday.

The last time fewer than 1,000 active cases were reported was on Oct. 6.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,226 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 767,315 cases.

The health department also reported 45 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 11,198 deaths.

There are currently 15,060 active cases in Tennessee, down 1,145 cases from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 741,057 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 49,077 (+79)
Inactive/recovered: 47,132 (+129)
Deaths: 976 (+5)
Active cases: 969 (-55)

Carter County
Total cases: 5,922 (+12)
Inactive/recovered: 5,662 (+9)
Deaths: 152 (+1)
Active cases: 108 (+2)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,251 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 7,011 (+18)
Deaths: 144 (+1)
Active cases: 96 (-17)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 5,170 (+20)
Inactive/recovered: 4,915 (+34)
Deaths: 92 (0)
Active cases: 163 (-14)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,143 (+4)
Inactive/recovered: 2,089 (0)
Deaths: 37 (0)
Active cases: 17 (+4)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 14,142 (+20)
Inactive/recovered: 13,536 (+38)
Deaths: 273 (+2)
Active cases: 333 (-20)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,790 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 1,695 (+3)
Deaths: 47 (0)
Active cases: 48 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 12,659 (+18)
Inactive/recovered: 12,224 (+27)
Deaths: 231 (+1)
Active cases: 204 (-10)

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