NE Tennessee active case count at its lowest since last July

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24 new cases, no new deaths reported in NETN Monday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 24 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, and 61 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Monday.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +2, Greene +1, Hawkins +3, Johnson 0, Sullivan +12, Unicoi 0, and Washington +6.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 310 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 447 new cases.

There have been 57,234 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

No new deaths were reported Monday in Northeast Tennessee. No new deaths have been reported in three days.

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

There have been 1,063 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

Change in active cases by county: Carter -5, Greene -6, Hawkins -11, Johnson -1, Sullivan -4, Unicoi -2, and Washington -8.

All seven counties have seen a decrease in active cases over the past week.

There are currently 534 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 37 cases from yesterday. The region’s active case count is at its lowest since last July.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 261 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 860,966 cases.

The health department also reported six new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 12,393 deaths.

There are currently 5,921 active cases in Tennessee, down 215 from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 842,652 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.


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

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 57,234 (24)
Inactive/recovered: 55,637 (61)
Deaths: 1,063 (0)
Active cases: 534 (-37)

Carter County
Total cases: 6,691 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 6,489 (+7)
Deaths: 158 (0)
Active cases: 44 (-5)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,954 (+1)
Inactive/recovered: 7,756 (+7)
Deaths: 157 (0)
Active cases: 41 (-6)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 6,232 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 6,037 (+14)
Deaths: 110 (0)
Active cases: 85 (-11)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,431 (0)
Inactive/recovered: 2,378 (+1)
Deaths: 39 (0)
Active cases: 14 (-1)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 17,111 (+12)
Inactive/recovered: 16,578 (+16)
Deaths: 302 (0)
Active cases: 231 (-4)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 2,051 (0)
Inactive/recovered: 1,991 (+2)
Deaths: 49 (0)
Active cases: 11 (-2)

Washington County
Total cases: 14,764 (+6)
Inactive/recovered: 14,408 (+14)
Deaths: 248 (0)
Active cases: 108 (-8)

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