TDH: 178 new cases; 4 new deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 178 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths in Northeast Tennessee on Saturday.

New cases by county (from high to low): Washington 46, Sullivan 39, Hawkins 34, Greene 30, Carter 20, Unicoi 5 and Johnson 4.

There are currently 2,505 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 2,645 yesterday. This marks the seventh consecutive day of declining active cases.

To date, there have been 45,356 cases and 808 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: 5,191
Inactive/recovered: 4,867 (+32)
Deaths: 116 (+1)
Active cases: 208 (-13)
New cases: 20

Greene County
Total cases: 6,749
Inactive/recovered: 6,234 (+55)
Deaths: 115
Active cases: 400 (-25)
New cases: 30

Hawkins County
Total cases: 4,586
Inactive/recovered: 4,197 (+36)
Deaths: 72
Active cases: 317 (-2)
New cases: 34

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,050
Inactive/recovered: 1,897 (+2)
Deaths: 34
Active cases: 119 (+2)
New cases: 4

Sullivan County
Total cases: 12,932
Inactive/recovered: 11,986 (+94)
Deaths: 220 (+2)
Active cases: 726 (-57)
New cases: 39

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,700
Inactive/recovered: 1,552 (+8)
Deaths: 45
Active cases: 103 (-3)
New cases: 5

Washington County
Total cases: 12,148
Inactive/recovered: 11,312 (+87)
Deaths: 204 (+1)
Active cases: 632 (-42)
New cases: 46

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