TDH reports 124 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths in NETN on Tuesday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 124 new COVID-19 cases, three new deaths, and 140 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +9, Greene +5, Hawkins +14, Johnson +10, Sullivan +50, Unicoi +10, and Washington +26.

Today’s 124 new cases snaps a three-day streak of fewer than 100 new cases.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 804 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 749 new cases.

There have been 55,478 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

Two new deaths were reported in Sullivan County and one new death was reported in Greene County.

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

There have been 1,036 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

Change in active cases by county: Carter -5, Greene -1, Hawkins -1, Johnson 0, Sullivan +1, Unicoi +3, and Washington -16.

There are currently 1,401 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down 19 cases from yesterday. Active cases have declined for five days now.

Four counties have seen an increase in active cases over the past seven days.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,187 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 844,246 cases.

The health department also reported 11 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 12,163 deaths.

There are currently 12,872 active cases in Tennessee, down 265 from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 819,211 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

The following data were reported: (number in parenthesis is change since yesterday)

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 55,478 (+124)
Inactive/recovered: 53,041 (+140)
Deaths: 1,036 (+3)
Active cases: 1,401 (-19)

Carter County
Total cases: 6,550 (+9)
Inactive/recovered: 6,266 (+14)
Deaths: 156 (0)
Active cases: 128 (-5)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,807 (+5)
Inactive/recovered: 7,548 (+5)
Deaths: 153 (+1)
Active cases: 106 (-1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 5,901 (+14)
Inactive/recovered: 5,653 (+15)
Deaths: 107 (0)
Active cases: 141 (-1)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,363 (+10)
Inactive/recovered: 2,253 (+10)
Deaths: 38 (0)
Active cases: 72 (0)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 16,475 (+50)
Inactive/recovered: 15,603 (+47)
Deaths: 289 (+2)
Active cases: 583 (+1)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,992 (+10)
Inactive/recovered: 1,885 (+7)
Deaths: 49 (0)
Active cases: 58 (+3)

Washington County
Total cases: 14,390 (+26)
Inactive/recovered: 13,833 (+42)
Deaths: 244 (0)
Active cases: 313 (-16)

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