One new COVID-19 death reported in NETN Wednesday; active cases up 28

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 223,867 confirmed cases and 11,994 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 2,292 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 2,834 confirmed deaths, 1,246 current hospitalizations, and 210,243 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.4 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Tuesday, TDH reported 221,884 confirmed cases and 2,817 confirmed deaths. 

One new death was reported in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday in Sullivan County.

TDH reported 171 new cases locally: 73 in Sullivan County, 50 in Washington County, 12 in Hawkins County, 11 in Carter County, 10 in Greene County, nine in Johnson County, and six in Unicoi County.

The health department also reported 142 new inactive or recovered cases in our area.

There are currently 1,830 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 1,802 on Tuesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,439
Inactive/recovered: 1,274
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 133 (+2)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,575
Inactive/recovered: 1,285
Deaths: 51
Active cases: 239 (-10)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,117
Inactive/recovered: 942
Deaths: 24
Active cases: 151 (0)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,115
Inactive/recovered: 1,026
Deaths: 7
Active cases: 82 (+6)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 3,321
Inactive/recovered: 2,596
Deaths: 46
Active cases: 679 (+21)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 373
Inactive/recovered: 301
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 70 (+5)

Washington County
Total cases: 3,182
Inactive/recovered: 2,662
Deaths: 44
Active cases: 476 (+4)

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