TDH reports seven new COVID-19 deaths, 449 fewer active cases in NETN on Wednesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 271 new COVID-19 cases, seven new deaths, and 713 new inactive or recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday.

Three new deaths were reported in Sullivan County, two in Hawkins County, and one in Carter and Washington counties.

New cases by county: Sullivan 76, Washington 69, Greene 47, Carter 30, Hawkins 26, Unicoi 12, and Johnson 11.

There are currently 4,250 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, marking a 449-case drop from yesterday’s 4,699 active cases.

To date, there have been 43,120 cases and 745 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee since the pandemic began.

Statewide, the health department reported 4,625 new coronavirus cases and 137 new deaths.

The state has reported 767 COVID-19 deaths over the past seven days, the most of any other seven-day period. Meanwhile, 14-day and 30-day death totals are also at all-time highs.

There are currently 68,377 active cases in Tennessee, down from 73,518 yesterday.

The health department reported 3,029 current COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state, down from 3,048 yesterday.

To date, there have been 665,499 cases, 8,148 deaths, 15,655 hospitalizations, and 588,974 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 4,998 (+30)
Inactive/recovered: 4,453 (+86)
Deaths: 105 (+1)
Active cases: 440 (-57)

Greene County
Total cases: 6,438 (+47)
Inactive/recovered: 5,567 (+117)
Deaths: 105 (0)
Active cases: 766 (-70)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 4,313 (+26)
Inactive/recovered: 3,699 (+130)
Deaths: 67 (+2)
Active cases: 547 (-106)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,939 (+11)
Inactive/recovered: 1,780 (+26)
Deaths: 30 (0)
Active cases: 129 (-15)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 12,209 (+76)
Inactive/recovered: 10,926 (+140)
Deaths: 206 (+3)
Active cases: 1,077 (-67)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 1,620 (+12)
Inactive/recovered: 1,421 (+27)
Deaths: 43 (0)
Active cases: 156 (-15)

Washington County
Total cases: 11,603 (+69)
Inactive/recovered: 10,279 (+187)
Deaths: 189 (+1)
Active cases: 1,135 (-119)

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