Six new COVID-19 deaths reported in NETN Wednesday, active cases up by 82

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Six new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday.

The Tennessee Department of Health reported two deaths in Sullivan County and one death each in Carter, Greene, Hawkins, and Washington counties.

The health department also reported 363 new cases and 275 new inactive or recovered cases in the region.

There are currently 2,586 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,504 cases on Tuesday.

The state logged 4,472 new cases with the health department reporting 301,901 confirmed and 23,300 probable cases.

Total deaths across the state climbed by 53 to 4,048 total deaths while current hospitalizations increased by 60 to 1,982.

More 4.1 million COVID-19 tests have been logged.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 2,363 (+54)
Inactive/recovered: 1,965 (+35)
Deaths: 46 (+1)
Active cases: 352 (+18)

Greene County
Total cases: 2,663 (+72)
Inactive/recovered: 2,210 (+34)
Deaths: 67 (+1)
Active cases: 386 (+37)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,696 (+26)
Inactive/recovered: 1,419 (+17)
Deaths: 32 (+1)
Active cases: 245 (+8)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,346 (+9)
Inactive/recovered: 1,260 (+10)
Deaths: 18 (0)
Active cases: 68 (-1)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 5,504 (+110)
Inactive/recovered: 4,684 (+90)
Deaths: 79 (+2)
Active cases: 741 (+18)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 713 (+20)
Inactive/recovered: 571 (+17)
Deaths: 18 (0)
Active cases: 124 (+3)

Washington County
Total cases: 5,197 (+72)
Inactive/recovered: 4,438 (+72)
Deaths: 89 (+1)
Active cases: 670 (-1)

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