TDH reports 70 new COVID-19 cases, 72 new recovered or inactive cases in NE Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 160,708 confirmed cases and 4,401 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Monday, an increase of 983 total cases since Sunday.

The health department also announced 1,818 confirmed deaths, 826 current hospitalizations, and 146,213 inactive or recovered cases. More than 2.3 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Sunday, TDH reported 159,795 confirmed cases and 1,814 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported 70 new cases in Northeast Tennessee: 25 in Washington County; 16 in Sullivan County; 11 in Greene County; five each in Hawkins, Johnson, and Unicoi counties; and three in Carter County.

No new deaths were reported in our area.

TDH also reported 72 new recoveries: 21 in Sullivan, 17 in Washington, 14 in Greene, 12 in Carter, five in Hawkins, two in Johnson, and one in Unicoi County.

There are currently 962 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 964 active cases on Sunday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter County
Total cases: 995
Inactive/recovered: 841
Deaths: 24
Active cases: 130

Greene County
Total cases: 937
Inactive/recovered: 775
Deaths: 19
Active cases: 143

Hawkins County
Total cases: 703
Inactive/recovered: 639
Deaths: 13
Active cases: 51

Johnson County
Total cases: 511
Inactive/recovered: 403
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 107

Sullivan County
Total cases: 1,872
Inactive/recovered: 1,592
Deaths: 26
Active cases: 254

Unicoi County
Total cases: 243
Inactive/recovered: 214
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 28

Washington County
Total cases: 1,862
Inactive/recovered: 1,599
Deaths: 14
Active cases: 249

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