TDH: 48 new COVID cases, no new deaths in NETN Tuesday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 48 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, and 76 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +2, Greene +3, Hawkins +15, Johnson +2, Sullivan +18, Unicoi 0, and Washington +8.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 295 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 442 new cases.

There have been 57,274 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

For the fourth day in a row, no new deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported six new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, seven deaths were reported.

There have been 1,063 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

Change in active cases by county: Carter -3, Greene -9, Hawkins +2, Johnson -2, Sullivan -18, Unicoi 0, and Washington +2.

All seven counties have seen a decrease in active cases over the past seven days.

There are currently 507 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 28 cases from yesterday. Active cases are at their lowest since mid-July of last year.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 474 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 861,313 cases.

The health department also reported seven new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 12,400 deaths.

There are currently 5,557 active cases in Tennessee, down 301 from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 843,356 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 57,274 (48)
Inactive/recovered: 55,704 (76)
Deaths: 1,063 (0)
Active cases: 507 (-28)

Carter County
Total cases: 6,693 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 6,494 (+5)
Deaths: 158 (0)
Active cases: 41 (-3)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,955 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 7,766 (+12)
Deaths: 157 (0)
Active cases: 32 (-9)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 6,249 (+15)
Inactive/recovered: 6,050 (+13)
Deaths: 110 (0)
Active cases: 89 (+2)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,433 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 2,382 (+4)
Deaths: 39 (0)
Active cases: 12 (-2)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 17,127 (+18)
Inactive/recovered: 16,613 (+36)
Deaths: 302 (0)
Active cases: 212 (-18)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 2,050 (0)
Inactive/recovered: 1,990 (0)
Deaths: 49 (0)
Active cases: 11 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 14,767 (+8)
Inactive/recovered: 14,409 (+6)
Deaths: 248 (0)
Active cases: 110 (+2)

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