TDH: 257 new COVID-19 cases; 1 new death in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 257 new COVID-19 cases, one new death, and 392 new inactive or recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Sunday.

One new death was reported in Sullivan County, which also had the most new cases.

New cases by county: Sullivan 104, Washington 71, Hawkins 32, Greene 21, Carter 17, Unicoi nine and Johnson three.

There are currently 3,932 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 3,967 yesterday.

To date, there have been 44,258 cases and 765 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

The health department reported 2,699 current COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state, down from 2,805 yesterday.

To date, there have been 685,321 total cases, 8,391 deaths, and 610,796 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 5,091
Inactive/recovered: 4,613 (+35)
Deaths: 112
Active cases: 366 (-18)
New cases: 17

Greene County
Total cases: 6,569
Inactive/recovered: 5,798 (+59)
Deaths: 108
Active cases: 663 (-38)
New cases: 21

Hawkins County
Total cases: 4,449
Inactive/recovered: 3,853 (+50)
Deaths: 68
Active cases: 528 (-18)
New cases: 32

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,015
Inactive/recovered: 1,815 (+8)
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 168 (-5)
New cases: 3

Sullivan County
Total cases: 12,577
Inactive/recovered: 11,308 (+78)
Deaths: 211 (+1)
Active cases: 1,058 (+25)
New cases: 104

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,668
Inactive/recovered: 1,468 (+12)
Deaths: 43
Active cases: 157 (-3)
New cases: 9

Washington County
Total cases: 11,889
Inactive/recovered: 10,706 (+87)
Deaths: 191
Active cases: 992 (-16)
New cases: 71

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