TDH: No new COVID-19 deaths, 51 new cases reported in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 51 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, and 72 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Sunday.

Sunday marked the second day in a row that no new deaths due to the novel coronavirus were reported in Northeast Tennessee.

Fifty-one new COVID-19 cases were reported in the seven-county region, with all counties except for Sullivan and Washington counties reporting under 10 new cases.

Sullivan County saw 13 new cases, and Washington County reported 19 new cases on Sunday.

Johnson County reported no new cases.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,117 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 775,004 cases.

The health department also reported 18 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 11,411 deaths.

Current hospitalizations are at 878, down by 44 from Saturday.

Health officials reported 1,124 new recoveries and a total of 749,863 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Carter County
Total cases: 5,962
Inactive/recovered: 5,729 (+12)
Deaths: 152
Active cases: 81 (-7)
New cases: 5

Greene County
Total cases: 7,283
Inactive/recovered: 7,056 (+9)
Deaths: 145
Active cases: 82 (-3)
New cases: 6

Hawkins County
Total cases: 5,238
Inactive/recovered: 4,992 (+9)
Deaths: 94
Active cases: 152 (-2)
New cases: 7

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,163
Inactive/recovered: 2,096 (+3)
Deaths: 38
Active cases: 29 (-3)
New cases: 0

Sullivan County
Total cases: 14,318
Inactive/recovered: 13,732 (+16)
Deaths: 273
Active cases: 313 (-3)
New cases: 13

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,803
Inactive/recovered: 1,711 (+7)
Deaths: 47
Active cases: 45 (-6)
New cases: 1

Washington County
Total cases: 12,759
Inactive/recovered: 12,332 (+16)
Deaths: 234
Active cases: 193 (+3)
New cases: 19

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