TDH: One new death due to COVID-19 reported in Washington County, Tenn.

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 183,856 confirmed cases and 7,035 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday, an increase of 1,437 total cases since Friday.

The health department also announced 2,281 confirmed deaths, 739 current hospitalizations, and 174,044 recovered or inactive cases. Almost 2.8 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Friday, TDH reported 182,542 confirmed cases and 2,262 confirmed deaths, which included three new deaths due to COVID-19 in regional Northeast Tennessee counties. 

One new COVID-19 death was reported in Washington County, Tennessee on Saturday.

TDH reported 93 new COVID-19 cases within regional Northeast Tennessee counties: 10 in Carter, 14 in Greene, 16 in Hawkins, 15 in Johnson, 16 in Sullivan, one in Unicoi, and 21 new cases in Washington County, Tennessee.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,168
Inactive/recovered: 1,052
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 88 (+1)
New cases: 10

Greene County
Total cases: 1,156
Inactive/recovered: 1,017
Deaths: 44
Active cases: 95 (+7)
New cases: 14

Hawkins County
Total cases: 812
Inactive/recovered: 717
Deaths: 18
Active cases: 77 (+12)
New cases: 16

Johnson County
Total cases: 711
Inactive/recovered: 606
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 103 (-1)
New cases: 15

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,164
Inactive/recovered: 1,956
Deaths: 33
Active cases: 175 (+1)
New cases: 16

Unicoi County
Total cases: 286
Inactive/recovered: 261
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 24 (-1)
New cases: 1

Washington County
Total cases: 2,297
Inactive/recovered: 2,022
Deaths: 36 (one new death)
Active cases: 239 (-6)
New cases: 21

*New case data have yet to update. News Channel 11 will update these numbers as they are updated.

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