TDH reports one new death, 72 new COVID-19 cases in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 128,315 confirmed cases and 2,143 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, an increase of 1,947 total cases since Thursday.

The health department also announced 1,285 confirmed deaths, 5,725 hospitalizations, and 91,323 recoveries. More than 1.8 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Thursday, TDH reported 126,436 confirmed cases and 1,273 confirmed deaths. 

One new death was reported in Sullivan County on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 16 fatalities.

TDH reported 72 new local cases: 30 in Sullivan County; 14 in Hawkins County; nine each in Carter, Greene, and Washington counties; and one in Johnson County. No new cases were reported in Unicoi County.

Fifty-two new recoveries were reported: 23 in Washington, 17 in Sullivan, seven in Hawkins, three in Carter, and two in Greene County.

There are currently 2,875 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,856 cases on Thursday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 602 cases / 6 deaths / 147 recoveries
Greene — 561 cases / 9 deaths / 167 recoveries
Hawkins — 534 cases / 10 deaths / 146 recoveries
Johnson — 319 cases / 47 recoveries
Sullivan — 1,136 cases / 16 deaths / 782 recoveries
Unicoi — 180 cases / 77 recoveries
Washington — 1,391 cases / 2 deaths / 439 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 449
Greene – 385
Hawkins – 378
Johnson – 272
Sullivan – 338
Unicoi – 103
Washington – 950

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