TDH reports 3,251 active cases in Northeast Tennessee; 28 new recoveries in Sullivan Co.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 148,681 confirmed cases and 3,599 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday, an increase of 1,465 total cases since Friday.

The health department also announced 1,677 confirmed deaths, 6,817 hospitalizations, and 114,099recoveries. More than 2.1 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Friday, TDH reported 147,326 confirmed cases and 1,654 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported 98 new cases in local counties: 29 in Washington, 26 in Sullivan, 16 in Greene, 13 in Carter, 11 in Hawkins, two in Johnson, and one in Unicoi.

Thirty-seven new recoveries were reported: 28 in Sullivan, five in Washington, three in Greene and one in Hawkins.

There are currently 3,251 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 3,190 active cases on Friday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 815 cases / 18 deaths / 218 recoveries
Greene — 816 cases / 16 deaths / 257 recoveries
Hawkins — 665 cases / 13 deaths / 204 recoveries
Johnson — 407 cases / 1 death / 110 recoveries
Sullivan — 1,597 cases / 25 deaths / 1,150 recoveries
Unicoi — 221 cases / 1 death / 89 recoveries
Washington — 1,700 cases / 12 deaths / 856 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 579
Greene – 543
Hawkins – 448
Johnson – 296
Sullivan – 422
Unicoi – 131
Washington – 832

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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