TDH: 68 new COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast Tenn.; no new deaths

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 212,682 confirmed cases and 10,811 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, an increase of 666 total cases since Thursday.

The health department also announced 2,738 confirmed deaths, 1,140 current hospitalizations, and 201,831 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.2 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

There were no new deaths in Northeast Tennessee on Friday.

Only Sullivan County reported an increase in active cases in Northeast Tennessee on Friday.

TDH reported 68 new cases locally: 29 in Sullivan County, 4 in Hawkins County, 19 in Washington County, 9 in Greene County, 7 in Carter County, and none in Unicoi and Johnson County.

There are currently 1,538 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 1,575 on Thursday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,366
Inactive/recovered: 1,219
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 115 (-4)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,444
Inactive/recovered: 1,203
Deaths: 48
Active cases: 193 (-4)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,043
Inactive/recovered: 886
Deaths: 23
Active cases: 134 (-11)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,060
Inactive/recovered: 788
Deaths: 6
Active cases: 266 (-11)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,943
Inactive/recovered: 2,414
Deaths: 42
Active cases: 487 (+2)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 330
Inactive/recovered: 296
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 33 (+0)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,874
Inactive/recovered: 2,522
Deaths: 42
Active cases: 310 (-9)

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