TDH reports 96 new cases, no new deaths in Northeast Tennessee on Friday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 190,388 confirmed cases and 8,015 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, an increase of 971 total cases since Thursday.

The health department also announced 2,410 confirmed deaths, 842 current hospitalizations, and 182,166 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.9 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Thursday, TDH reported 189,575 confirmed cases and 2,399 confirmed deaths. 

No new deaths were reported Friday in Northeast Tennessee.

TDH reported 96 new cases locally: 34 in Sullivan County, 29 in Washington County, 10 in Hawkins County, nine in Greene County, and seven each in Carter and Johnson counties. No new cases were reported in Unicoi County.

The health department also reported 90 new inactive/recovered cases.

There are currently 823 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 817 on Thursday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,206
Inactive/recovered: 1,111
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 67 (-7)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,198
Inactive/recovered: 1,066
Deaths: 46
Active cases: 86 (+1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 860
Inactive/recovered: 753
Deaths: 22
Active cases: 85 (+4)

Johnson County
Total cases: 764
Inactive/recovered: 649
Deaths: 3
Active cases: 112 (-2)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,324
Inactive/recovered: 2,062
Deaths: 33
Active cases: 229 (+9)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 293
Inactive/recovered: 278
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 14 (-5)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,435
Inactive/recovered: 2,167
Deaths: 38
Active cases: 230 (+6)

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