TDH reports 154 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 126,436 confirmed cases and 2,075 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, an increase of 2,118 total cases since Wednesday.

The health department also announced 1,273 confirmed deaths, 5,648 hospitalizations, and 89,151 recoveries. More than 1.7 million novel coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Wednesday, TDH reported 124,391 confirmed cases and 1,249 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported 154 new cases in Northeast Tennessee on Thursday: 31 in Sullivan County, 30 in Washington County, 29 in Carter County, 28 in Greene County, 20 in Hawkins County, 11 in Johnson County, and five in Unicoi County.

Sixty-six new recoveries were reported: 26 in Sullivan, 20 in Washington, seven in Hawkins, four each in Greene and Unicoi, three in Carter, and two in Johnson County.

No new deaths were reported in our area.

There are 2,856 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,768 cases on Wednesday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 593 cases / 6 deaths / 144 recoveries
Greene — 552 cases / 9 deaths / 165 recoveries
Hawkins — 520 cases / 10 deaths / 139 recoveries
Johnson — 318 cases / 47 recoveries
Sullivan — 1,106 cases / 15 deaths / 765 recoveries
Unicoi — 180 cases / 77 recoveries
Washington — 1,382 cases / 2 deaths / 416 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 443
Greene – 378
Hawkins – 371
Johnson – 271
Sullivan – 326
Unicoi – 103
Washington – 964

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