Four new deaths, 109 new COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 163,515 confirmed cases and 4,722 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, an increase of 1,650 total cases since Wednesday.

The health department also announced 1,923 confirmed deaths, 848 current hospitalizations, and 151,202 inactive/recovered cases. More than 2.3 million coronavirus tests have been logged. 

On Wednesday, TDH reported 162,028 confirmed cases and 1,875 confirmed deaths. 

Four new deaths were reported in our area on Thursday: two in Sullivan County and one each in Greene and Johnson counties.

TDH reported 109 new local cases: 37 in Washington County, 21 in Carter County, 18 in Sullivan County, 14 in Greene County, nine in Johnson County, six in Hawkins County, and four in Unicoi County.

TDH also reported 88 new inactive/recovered cases: 24 in Sullivan, 21 in Washington, 16 in Greene, 14 in Carter, nine in Hawkins, and two each in Johnson and Unicoi counties.

There are currently 859 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 842 cases on Wednesday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter County
Total cases: 1,032
Inactive/recovered: 902
Deaths: 24
Active cases: 106 (+7)

Greene County
Total cases: 962
Inactive/recovered: 825
Deaths: 23
Active cases: 114 (-3)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 708
Inactive/recovered: 657
Deaths: 13
Active cases: 38 (-3)

Johnson County
Total cases: 523
Inactive/recovered: 413
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 108 (+6)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 1,914
Inactive/recovered: 1,657
Deaths: 29
Active cases: 228 (-8)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 248
Inactive/recovered: 220
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 27 (+2)

Washington County
Total cases: 1,913
Inactive/recovered: 1,659
Deaths: 16
Active cases: 238 (+16)

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