TDH: 159 new cases in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 106,946 confirmed cases and 1,238 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday, an increase of 3,088 total cases since Friday.

The health department also announced 1,030 confirmed deaths, 4,724 hospitalizations, and 67,651 recoveries. More than 1.5 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Friday, TDH reported 104,778 confirmed cases and 1,023 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported 159 new cases in our area: 50 in Washington County, 29 in Sullivan County, 25 in Johnson County, 18 in Greene County, 17 in Carter County, 13 in Hawkins County, and seven in Unicoi County.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 407 cases / 5 deaths / 96 recoveries
Greene — 362 cases / 5 deaths / 134 recoveries
Hawkins — 304 cases / 4 deaths / 86 recoveries
Johnson — 141 cases / 40 recoveries
Sullivan — 758 cases / 8 deaths / 481 recoveries
Unicoi — 129 cases / 62 recoveries
Washington — 993 cases / 2 deaths / 261 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 306
Greene – 223
Hawkins – 214
Johnson – 101
Sullivan – 269
Unicoi – 74
Washington – 730

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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