TDH reports six new COVID-19 deaths in NETN as active cases drop by 14

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 221,884 confirmed cases and 11,685 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, an increase of 1,508 total cases since Monday.

The health department also announced 2,817 confirmed deaths, 1,259 current hospitalizations, and 208,182 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.3 million coronavirus tests have been logged. 

On Monday, TDH reported 220,566 confirmed cases and 2,789 confirmed deaths. 

Six new deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday: one each in Greene, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties. No new deaths were reported in Carter County.

TDH reported 145 new cases locally: 60 in Sullivan County, 52 in Washington County, 13 in Carter County, nine in Greene County, six in Hawkins County, three in Unicoi County, and two in Johnson County.

The health department also reported 153 new inactive or recovered cases in our area.

There are currently 1,802 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 1,816 on Monday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,428
Inactive/recovered: 1,265
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 131 (+2)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,565
Inactive/recovered: 1,265
Deaths: 51
Active cases: 249 (-17)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,105
Inactive/recovered: 930
Deaths: 24
Active cases: 151 (-11)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,106
Inactive/recovered: 1,023
Deaths: 7
Active cases: 76 (-8)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 3,248
Inactive/recovered: 2,545
Deaths: 45
Active cases: 658 (+2)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 367
Inactive/recovered: 300
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 65 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 3,132
Inactive/recovered: 2,616
Deaths: 44
Active cases: 472 (+18)

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