TDH reports new COVID-19 death in Washington County, 89 new cases in NE Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 171,574 confirmed cases and 5,513 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 1,856 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 2,074 confirmed deaths, 791 current hospitalizations, and 160,202 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.5 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Tuesday, TDH reported 169,893 confirmed cases and 2,050 confirmed deaths. 

One new death was reported in Washington County on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 27 fatalities.

TDH reported 89 new cases locally: 28 in Washington County, 17 in Sullivan County, 13 in Carter County, 11 in Hawkins County, eight each in Greene and Johnson counties, and four in Unicoi County.

The department also reported 81 new recovered/inactive cases.

There are currently 763 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 756 active cases on Tuesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,080
Inactive/recovered: 962
Deaths: 26
Active cases: 92 (0)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,026
Inactive/recovered: 915
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 79 (-5)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 729
Inactive/recovered: 682
Deaths: 14
Active cases: 33 (+9)

Johnson County
Total cases: 618
Inactive/recovered: 443
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 173 (0)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 1,980
Inactive/recovered: 1,802
Deaths: 31
Active cases: 147 (-3)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 262
Inactive/recovered: 237
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 24 (+1)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,053
Inactive/recovered: 1,811
Deaths: 27
Active cases: 215 (+5)

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