TDH reports 99 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths in NETN on Friday

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58 new cases reported in Sullivan County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 99 new COVID-19 cases, four new deaths, and 98 new inactive/recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Friday.

Today marks one year since the state health department confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Tennessee.

New Cases

New cases by county: Carter +6, Greene +8, Hawkins +7, Johnson +2, Sullivan +58, Unicoi +2, and Washington +16.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has added 520 new cases. During the seven days prior, the region reported 614 new cases.

There have been 49,903 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

New Deaths

New deaths by county: Hawkins +3 and Sullivan +1.

Over the last seven days, Northeast Tennessee has reported 9 new deaths. During the previous seven-day period, 18 deaths were reported.

There have been 992 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Active Cases

There are currently 822 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down three cases from yesterday.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,445 new cases statewide, increasing the state’s total to 780,894 cases.

The health department also reported 33 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 11,534 deaths.

There are currently 13,886 active cases in Tennessee, an increase 403 cases from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 755,474 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Northeast Tennessee
Total cases: 49,903 (+99)
Inactive/recovered: 48,089 (+98)
Deaths: 992 (+4)
Active cases: 822 (-3)

Carter County
Total cases: 5,996 (+6)
Inactive/recovered: 5,764 (+10)
Deaths: 155 (0)
Active cases: 77 (-4)

Greene County
Total cases: 7,317 (+8)
Inactive/recovered: 7,107 (+7)
Deaths: 145 (0)
Active cases: 65 (+1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 5,278 (+7)
Inactive/recovered: 5,059 (+14)
Deaths: 98 (+3)
Active cases: 121 (-10)

Johnson County
Total cases: 2,173 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 2,109 (+4)
Deaths: 38 (0)
Active cases: 26 (-2)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 14,489 (+58)
Inactive/recovered: 13,892 (+40)
Deaths: 275 (+1)
Active cases: 322 (+17)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,816 (+2)
Inactive/recovered: 1,738 (+6)
Deaths: 47 (0)
Active cases: 31 (-4)

Washington County
Total cases: 12,834 (+16)
Inactive/recovered: 12,420 (+17)
Deaths: 234 (0)
Active cases: 180 (-1)

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