TDH reports 4 new deaths, 153 new cases in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 112,657 confirmed cases and 1,441 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 1,657 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 1,104 confirmed deaths, 5,001 hospitalizations, and 75,550 recoveries. More than 1.6 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Tuesday, TDH reported 111,101 confirmed cases and 1,079 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported four new deaths in our area on Wednesday: two in Sullivan County and one each in Greene and Hawkins County.

TDH also reported 153 new cases: 37 in Johnson County, 26 in Sullivan County, 25 in Washington County, 22 each in Greene and Hawkins counties, 19 in Carter County, and two in Unicoi County.

Fifty-seven new recoveries were reported: 33 in Sullivan County, 16 in Washington County, three each in Carter and Greene counties, and two in Hawkins County.

There are 2,215 active cases of COVID-19 in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,123 cases on Tuesday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 452 cases / 5 deaths / 108 recoveries
Greene — 398 cases / 6 deaths / 142 recoveries
Hawkins — 391 cases / 5 deaths / 95 recoveries
Johnson — 214 cases / 40 recoveries
Sullivan — 859 cases / 11 deaths / 573 recoveries
Unicoi — 141 cases / 62 recoveries
Washington — 1,114 cases / 2 deaths / 305 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 339
Greene – 250
Hawkins – 291
Johnson – 174
Sullivan – 275
Unicoi – 79
Washington – 807

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