TDH: 61 new COVID cases, 3 new deaths in NETN Tuesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 61 new COVID-19 cases, three new deaths, and 93 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +3, Greene +3, Hawkins +9, Johnson +2, Sullivan +28, Unicoi +2, and Washington +14.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 440 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 602 new cases.

There have been 57,026 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

New deaths by county: Greene +1, Hawkins +1, and Sullivan +1.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported seven new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, 10 deaths were reported.

There have been 1,057 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

Change in active cases by county: Carter -2, Greene -6, Hawkins -5, Johnson -4, Sullivan -5, Unicoi -2, and Washington -11.

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

There are currently 732 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 35 cases from yesterday.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 670 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 858,804 cases.

The health department also reported 12 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 12,339 deaths.

There are currently 7,277 active cases in Tennessee, down 286 from yesterday.

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 57,026 (61)
Inactive/recovered: 55,237 (93)
Deaths: 1,057 (3)
Active cases: 732 (-35)

Carter County
Total cases: 6,672 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 6,462 (+5)
Deaths: 158 (0)
Active cases: 52 (-2)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,939 (+3)
Inactive/recovered: 7,710 (+8)
Deaths: 157 (+1)
Active cases: 72 (-6)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 6,195 (+9)
Inactive/recovered: 5,944 (+13)
Deaths: 108 (+1)
Active cases: 143 (-5)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,424 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 2,367 (+6)
Deaths: 39 (0)
Active cases: 18 (-4)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 17,023 (+28)
Inactive/recovered: 16,447 (+32)
Deaths: 301 (+1)
Active cases: 275 (-5)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 2,046 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 1,980 (+4)
Deaths: 49 (0)
Active cases: 17 (-2)

Washington County
Total cases: 14,727 (+14)
Inactive/recovered: 14,327 (+25)
Deaths: 245 (0)
Active cases: 155 (-11)

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