Six new deaths, 121 new COVID-19 cases reported in NETN on Tuesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 121 new COVID-19 cases, six new deaths, and 570 new inactive or recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

Two new deaths were reported in each Carter and Hawkins counties while Washington and Unicoi counties saw one new death each.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported 33 new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, 54 deaths were reported.

New cases by county: Washington 38, Sullivan 28, Hawkins 19, Greene 17, Unicoi 9, Carter 6, and Johnson 4.

Over the past seven days, the region has seen 1,646 new cases, compared to 2,732 new cases during the previous seven-day period.

There are currently 3,355 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 455 cases from yesterday.

To date, there have been 44,495 cases, 771 deaths, 40,369 recoveries, and 297,629 coronavirus tests reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

Statewide, the health department reported 2,057 new cases and 40 new deaths.

Over the past seven days, Tennessee has added 28,934 new cases. During the prior seven-day period, 43,225 new cases were reported.

The state has reported 459 deaths over the last seven days. During the previous seven-day period, 744 deaths were reported.

There are currently 57,032 active cases in Tennessee, a drop of 7,569 cases from yesterday.

The health department reported 2,647 current COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state, down 13 from yesterday.

The state’s 7-day positivity rate stands at 14.18%.

To date, there have been 689,808 cases, 8,470 deaths, 16,134 hospitalizations, 624,306 recoveries, and 6,056,533 coronavirus tests reported in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 5,115 (+6)
Inactive/recovered: 4,711 (+68)
Deaths: 114 (+2)
Active cases: 290 (-64)

Greene County
Total cases: 6,615 (+17)
Inactive/recovered: 5,951 (+96)
Deaths: 108 (0)
Active cases: 556 (-79)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 4,481 (+19)
Inactive/recovered: 3,925 (+50)
Deaths: 70 (+2)
Active cases: 486 (-33)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,022 (+4)
Inactive/recovered: 1,847 (+27)
Deaths: 32 (0)
Active cases: 143 (-23)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 12,634 (+28)
Inactive/recovered: 11,550 (+174)
Deaths: 211 (0)
Active cases: 873 (-146)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,679 (+9)
Inactive/recovered: 1,494 (+19)
Deaths: 44 (+1)
Active cases: 141 (-11)

Washington County
Total cases: 11,949 (+38)
Inactive/recovered: 10,891 (+136)
Deaths: 192 (+1)
Active cases: 866 (-99)

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