TDH: 142 new COVID-19 cases in Northeast Tennessee; no new deaths

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 159,795 confirmed cases and 4,331 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday, an increase of 1,764 total cases since Saturday.

The health department also announced 1,814 confirmed deaths, 7,276 hospitalizations, and 145,359 inactive/recoveries. More than 2.3 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Saturday, TDH reported 158,070 confirmed cases and 1,810 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported a total of 142 new cases in Northeast Tennessee counties, with the biggest spike seen in Johnson County with a 71-case jump since Saturday, Sept. 5.

There were no new deaths reported by the TDH.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter County
139 active cases (+12)
992 total cases
24 deaths
829 inactive/recovered

Greene County
146 active cases (+10)
926 total cases
19 deaths
761 inactive/recovered

Hawkins County
51 active cases (+7)
698 total cases
13 deaths
634 inactive/recovered

Johnson County
104 active cases (+71)
506 total cases
1 death
401 inactive/recovered

Sullivan County
259 active cases (+19)
1,856 total cases
26 deaths
1,571 inactive/recovered

Unicoi County
24 active cases (+3)
238 total cases
1 death
213 inactive/recovered

Washington County
241 active cases (+18)
1,837 total cases
14 deaths
1,582 inactive/recovered

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