TDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths in Northeast Tenn., 259 new cases

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reported 259 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths on Thursday.

TDH reported 259 news cases in Northeast Tennessee: Sullivan County had 61; Washington County had 84; Carter County had 13; Greene County had 50; Hawkins County had 28; Johnson County had 9, and Unicoi County had 14.

Washington County reported four new deaths and Greene County reported one.

There are currently 2,376 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, one less active case than reported on Wednesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 2,606
Inactive/recovered: 2,281 (+41)
Deaths: 55
Active cases: 270
New cases: 13

Greene County
Total cases: 2,953
Inactive/recovered: 2,563 (+32)
Deaths: 72 (+1)
Active cases: 318 (+17)
New cases: 50

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,875
Inactive/recovered: 1,640 (+22)
Deaths: 34
Active cases: 201 (+6)
New cases: 28

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,405
Inactive/recovered: 1,317 (+8)
Deaths: 21
Active cases: 67 (+1)
New cases: 9

Sullivan County
Total cases: 6,249
Inactive/recovered: 5,343 (+71)
Deaths: 96
Active cases: 810 (-10)
New cases: 61

Unicoi County
Total cases: 824
Inactive/recovered: 689 (+21)
Deaths: 26
Active cases: 109 (-7)
New cases: 14

Washington County
Total cases: 5,751
Inactive/recovered: 5,044
Deaths: 106 (+4)
Active cases: 601 (+20)
New cases: 84

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