TDH: 112 new COVID-19 cases in Northeast Tennessee; decrease in active cases continues

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 112 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths in Northeast Tennessee on Sunday.

New cases by county: Washington 36, Sullivan 29, Hawkins 20, Greene 17, Carter 8, Johnson 2, Unicoi 0.

There are currently 2,429 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 2,505 yesterday. This marks the eighth consecutive day of declining active cases.

To date, there have been 45,468 cases and 813 deaths in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 5,199
Inactive/recovered: 4,874 (+7)
Deaths: 119 (+3)
Active cases: 206 (-2)
New cases: 8

Greene County
Total cases: 6,766
Inactive/recovered: 6,265 (+31)
Deaths: 116 (+1)
Active cases: 385 (-15)
New cases: 17

Hawkins County
Total cases: 4,606
Inactive/recovered: 4,228 (+31)
Deaths: 72
Active cases: 306 (-11)
New cases: 20

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,052
Inactive/recovered: 1,906 (+9)
Deaths: 34
Active cases: 112 (-7)
New cases: 2

Sullivan County
Total cases: 12,961
Inactive/recovered: 12,037 (+51)
Deaths: 220
Active cases: 704 (-22)
New cases: 29

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,700
Inactive/recovered: 1,557 (+5)
Deaths: 45
Active cases: 98 (-5)
New cases: 0

Washington County
Total cases: 12,184
Inactive/recovered: 11,361 (+49)
Deaths: 205 (+1)
Active cases: 618 (-14)
New cases: 36

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