TDH reports 144 new cases, no new deaths in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 188,505 confirmed cases and 7,634 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 1,528 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 2,356 confirmed deaths, 806 current hospitalizations, and 179,332 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.8 million coronavirus tests have been administered.

On Tuesday, TDH reported 187,197 confirmed cases and 2,325 confirmed deaths. 

No new deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday.

TDH announced 144 new cases locally: 38 in Washington County, 34 in Sullivan County, 20 in Johnson County, 19 in Carter County, 16 each in Greene and Hawkins counties, and one in Unicoi County. 

The health department also reported 86 new recovered or inactive cases in our area.

There are currently 847 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 789 on Tuesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,199
Inactive/recovered: 1,090
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 81 (+9)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,185
Inactive/recovered: 1,050
Deaths: 46
Active cases: 89 (+11)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 843
Inactive/recovered: 739
Deaths: 20
Active cases: 84 (+10)

Johnson County
Total cases: 752
Inactive/recovered: 632
Deaths: 3
Active cases: 117 (+13)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,265
Inactive/recovered: 2,019
Deaths: 33
Active cases: 213 (+5)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 292
Inactive/recovered: 270
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 21 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,393
Inactive/recovered: 2,113
Deaths: 38
Active cases: 242 (+10)

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