TDH: 462 new COVID-19 cases in Northeast Tennessee; 2 more deaths

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 462 new COVID-19 cases in local Northeast Tennessee counties on Sunday along with two new deaths.

These deaths occurred in Carter and Hawkins counties, which experienced one death each due to COVID-19 since Saturday, Jan. 2.

Washington County has more active cases than Sullivan County: Washington County has 1,272 active COVID-19 cases while Sullivan County has 1,202.

Washington County also saw the most new cases since Saturday, with the TDH reporting 130 additional COVID-19 cases.

Local Northeast Tennessee sits at 652 total deaths due to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 4,646
Inactive/recovered: 3,979 (+30)
Deaths: 88 (+1)
Active cases: 579 (+28)
New cases: 59

Greene County
Total cases: 5,811
Inactive/recovered: 4,913 (+39)
Deaths: 93
Active cases: 805 (+59)
New cases: 98

Hawkins County
Total cases: 3,834
Inactive/recovered: 3,212 (+22)
Deaths: 57 (+1)
Active cases: 565 (+46)
New cases: 56

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,821
Inactive/recovered: 1,692 (+2)
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 101 (+6)
New cases: 8

Sullivan County
Total cases: 11,203
Inactive/recovered: 9,820 (+62)
Deaths: 181
Active cases: 1,202 (+35)
New cases: 97

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,496
Inactive/recovered: 1,269 (+7)
Deaths: 40
Active cases: 187 (+7)
New cases: 14

Washington County
Total cases: 10,672
Inactive/recovered: 9,235 (+70)
Deaths: 165
Active cases: 1,272 (+60)
New cases: 130

PREVIOUS COVID-19 NUMBER REPORT: TDH: 1,104 new COVID-19 cases; 5 new deaths in two-day report

Latest local coronavirus news:

Statewide, the TDH reported 531,535 confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the state along with 6,070 confirmed deaths.

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